Whilst the FCA has stipulated the mandatory introduction of independent non-executive directors (INEDS) as part of the AMMS, should the FCA extend this to include mandatory diversity of experience?
The recent coverage of Woodford Equity Income fund highlighted a high proportion of the portfolio was held in unquoted stock, therefore should the board (in this example) have had someone with experience of the unlisted equity market?
I’d be interested in other views has to board diversification.
June 10th to 14th is London Tech Week, and the Mayor has announced some stats showing the investment is still strong compared to other European centres, including Checkout.com, an online-payment provider, which raised £176m.
Brexit chaos holding back tech sector - London mayor - Reuters
London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need ...
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