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Inside the Bilderberg Group's diversity crisis; If the world's most influential think tank refuses to diversify its board, it has no business playing any part in 21st-century politics and decision-making, writes Charlie Skelton

Jul 29, 2020 - The Independent UK
Board and Executive Moves

When Mark Carney took over at the Bank of England in 2013 he was the first foreign governor in its history. The Financial Times described him as "the new broom". The Independent dubbed him a "dark horse". Yet Carney saw himself as not so very different from his predecessors. As he said in a speech last year: "I'm the 120th in a very long line of male, white governors of the Bank."

While in office, Carney spoke out about the importance of racial diversity in organisations. At a Bank of Engl...