The British Business Bank signed the Women in Finance Charter in March 2018. The Women in Finance Charter is sponsored by HM Treasury and is a pledge for gender balance across financial services.
The Charter asks financial services firms to commit to four industry actions to prepare their female talent for leadership positions. These are:
- Having one member of our senior executive team who is responsible and accountable for gender, diversity and inclusion
- Setting internal targets for gender diversity in our senior management
- Publishing progress annually against these targets in reports on our website
- Having an intention to ensure the pay of the senior executive team is linked to delivery against these internal targets on gender diversity.
By signing up to this Charter we are pledging to be one of the leading businesses in the financial services sector.
The British Business Bank is aiming for a 50:50 gender balance on the senior management team (ExCo – band 3) with 10% tolerance by October 2021. The British Business Bank will report annually on progress to deliver this target.
Our Chief Executive, Keith Morgan, is accountable for gender diversity and inclusion at the British Business Bank.