OMFIF Gender Balance Index 2020 launch: Measuring gender diversity in global public investors

OMFIF Gender Balance Index 2020 launch: Measuring gender diversity in global public investors

Lecture   London   Europe
  Thu 5 Mar 2020 17:00 - 20:15

  French Ambassador’s Residence in London, 11 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QP

Click here to view the presentation slides from the launch.

OMFIF, in partnership with Barings and Mazars, is launching the seventh annual Gender Balance Index, which tracks the presence of men and women in senior positions at central banks, sovereign funds and public pension funds.

For this year’s European launch, OMFIF convenes an evening reception at the French Ambassador’s Residence in London. We will present the exclusive findings from a global survey of central banks, investigating internal policies that support the hiring, retention and progression of women, alongside the latest index update. The index will highlight relevant changes in the senior ranks of institutions covered, and assesses how different countries and regions perform.

There will also be a panel discussion focusing on the need to promote diversity within and beyond the organisation. Topics will include organisational policies and practices for retaining talent in senior positions, and reforming corporate culture to ensure successful implementation of gender policy. Panelists will also discuss the issue of gender-influenced bias in investment and decision-making, and promoting gender balance at all stages of investment.

17:00-17:45: Registration and networking
17:45-17:50: Welcome and introduction: Catherine Colonna, Ambassador of France to the UK
17:50-18:00: Keynote address: Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Ireland
18:00-18:20: Presentation of report findings: Gender balance within global public investors
18:20-19:20: Panel discussion and Q&A: Cascading gender balance within and beyond the organisation
19:20-20:15: Drinks reception


All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the report.

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We kindly ask you to RSVP to this formal invitation to receive your ticket to the launch.

You will need this upon entry, alongside proof of ID.



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