UCL Faculty of Laws


Dr Barnali Choudhury cited by name in the House of Commons Report

7 April 2017

Houses of Parliament

Dr Barnali Choudhury, Senior Lecturer at UCL Faculty of Laws, was cited by name in the House of Commons – Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s March 2017 Corporate Governance report (page 51).

Under the Gender Diversity section, the report covers how there is ‘a growing body of empirical evidence that highlights a positive connection between the gender diversity of boards and board performance, although a causal link is difficult to prove’.

Dr Barnali Choudhury explains that this could be because the output produced by boards is mainly cognitive in nature, directly influencing board tasks and indirectly affecting firm performance.

Read the full report.