Investment representatives join government taskforce to tackle socio-economic 'barriers'

Group of 30 cross-sector leaders

City Hive's Mandy Kirby will be part of the taskforce

City Hive's Mandy Kirby will be part of the taskforce

Members of the investment industry are among a group of 30 cross-sector leaders from financial and professional services who have been appointed to a government-backed taskforce that aims to boost socio-economic diversity at senior levels across the UK.

The taskforce, launched by HM Treasury and BEIS and run by City of London Corporation, intends to challenge the lack of career progression for those coming from non-professional backgrounds. Members...

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