Why didn't the Bank of England appoint a woman?


Mr Bailey was picked because he was the right man for the job, says Bev Shah, the founder of City Hive, which promotes diversity in the City. But she asks: "Why was there no right woman for the job? His appointment highlights significant structural issues in the pipeline of talent at the Bank. The role should never have been given to a woman just because of her gender, but the entire structure of the Bank - including those on its committees who could one day become governor - is not very diverse".

Full BBC article featuring Bev Shah available here

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