Women Boards and the UK Built Environment

In the summer of 2017 we asked Alice Moncaster and Martha Dillon of the Open University to undertake a desk top research exercise into gender diversity and company performance, focused on built environment professions.

Click here to see the Executive Summary

If you would like a copy of the full report, please complete the registration form where you will be able to request a copy.  If you are already registered please contact us direct for a copy.

We are grateful to Allies + Morrison, Arup, Grimshaw, Sound Space Vision and Thornton Tomasetti for funding this piece of research, and to The Open University for its support.


Case studies are being prepared and will be posted here.


The Conversation: How gender equality can can help fix the construction industry

Goldman Sachs talk: Jayne-Anne Gadhia: Driving Gender Equality in Business

HM Government: Gender Pay Gap

Royal Academy of Engineering: Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering

McKinsey report, How to accelerate gender diversity on Boards  2017

HM Treasury, Women in Finance Charter – 2017

Women Talk Real Estate – training and speaking opportunities for women in real estate – 2017

House of Lords on quotas – European Union Committee 2012

Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena Swan Charter

Women on Boards