Lea Lønsted, Mercer
Bamishe Alao, WTW CRB Graduate Programme
Maxine Goddard, Sompo International
Man Wong, CandidateX
Countries within the EU have made various degrees of progress in the area of DEI. Certain legislation in some countries has contributed to growing success. Specifically, a 2022 EU Directive on the gender balance of corporate boards has gone a long way to change the percentage of women serving on those boards. Still, less than 1 in 10 of the largest listed companies in the EU-27 have a woman chair or CEO. How quickly can we expect to see further progress and what types of programs have been most effective?