Q&A with Dr Dambisa Moyo: Looking beyond the C-suite to address diversity

Investment Week talks to Dr Dambisa Moyo

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Lauren Mason talks to global economist and best-selling author Dr Dambisa Moyo about boardroom diversity and how to broaden the talent pipeline.

How did you begin your journey as a board member? I am an unconventional board member. When I joined my first board, I was 39, so I was relatively young. I am black. I am a woman, I am from Africa, and perhaps most importantly I did not come from the C-suite. In that respect. I had tried for over a half a decade to get onto boards, through what I thought were the correct channels - such as through headhunters and search firms, and that never worked. Rathbones' David Coombs: 'I have seen too many teams become automatons' The turning point for me was after I published my first boo...

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