REBA: The latest insight on the gender pay gap

November 25, 2021

Edna Twumwaa Frimpong

By February 2020 and December 2020, the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes had reached the gender diversity target for boards of 33% female membership, which was set by the government-commissioned Hampton-Alexander Review four years earlier. This was a huge milestone for the FTSE 350 in taking gender diversity seriously in just a short period. Yet there is still a lack of female representation in executive committee roles, as the FTSE 350 has yet to reach this quota. Across the C-suite positions, it is fair to say that female representation has been progressing throughout the years. Furthermore, females tend to dominate the CFO position more than others. Read the full article here. By Alex Co, Research Team Lead, Diligent

About the author

Head of International Research

Edna Frimpong is an experienced research analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. In her role with the Diligent Institute, Edna oversees and directs corporate governance research projects and partnerships internationally, outside the US.

She joined Diligent Institute in 2021 after six years with CGLytics — a corporate governance analytics firm based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, acquired by Diligent — where she served as Head of Research for the EMEA region. Previously, Edna held research positions at firms including Sustainanalytics and Carnomise. She received her Master’s Degree in Finance and Law from the Duisenberg School of Finance in Amsterdam, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Insurance and Risk Management from the University of Ghana.