Nerissa Chesterfield writes for City AM

Nerissa Chesterfield, Communications Officer at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on the concept of gender quotas on boards.

In her article Nerissa makes the case that forcing companies to increase the number of women on boards is illiberal, ill-advised and undermines the push for equality the pro-quota lobby is seeking. Not only would such requirements place more regulatory burdens on companies, but filling positions based on anything other than merit is downright insulting to the women who end up getting promoted. Women don’t need special privileges to succeed.

Read the full article here.