Malcolm John

So first, some harsh statistics on racial diversity on trustee boards. A few facts shouted out   

  • 2.9% of trustees in the sector are women of colour  – representing fewer than 5000 out of 168.0000 trustees
  •  92% of trustees are white, older, and above average income and education     
  • 71% of trustees are recruited through an informal process
  • The level of ethnic minority individuals on large charity boards is just 6.6%, representing 418 of a total of 6338 trustees.  

To put that in context, 14% of the England and Wales population is from non- white background. In London, the figure is 36.8%.  

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