Fund managers launch initiative to tackle 'chronic' black underrepresentation

#100blackinterns drive to boost opportunities

James Baxter-Derrington
Redington's Dawid Konotey-Ahulu is one of the scheme's co-ordinators

Redington's Dawid Konotey-Ahulu is one of the scheme's co-ordinators

Leading fund managers have come together to back a new initiative designed to address the "chronic underrepresentation" of black talent across UK financial institutions.

The scheme, #100blackinterns, seeks to give "meaningful opportunities" to young, university-educated black people who are trying to break into the City, with roles in "critically important" teams that...

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