Number of women in financial services is ‘pathetic’ – IMF’s Georgieva

A diverse group of people

The International Monetary Fund’s managing director said today (May 20) that the representation of women in senior roles within the financial industry was “pathetic”.

Kristalina Georgieva said financial institutions with more women in senior roles tend to have lower levels of non-performing loans and better financial stability.

“If we know our financial sector will perform better with more women in leadership roles, then we need to push more up the ladder,” Georgieva told a conference held by

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: