The growth in the number of women appointed to boards and governing bodies remains slow.
- The proportion of female directors in 2018-19 was 26.8% (up 1.0pp from 2017-18).
- The proportion of female chairs in 2018-19 remained at 14.1% (up 0.4pp from 2017-18).
- 34.0% of boards and governing bodies have no female directors. By contrast, only 0.9% had no male directors.