While there’s now greater understanding of the benefits of helping more talented women progress into executive roles, the data on how they’re rewarded when they get there isn’t encouraging.

The persistent gender imbalance in senior roles and remuneration is both a talent and capability risk and a missed opportunity, argue Prof Rosemary Addis, Founding Managing Partner of global advisory firm, Mondiale Impact and Jennifer Buckley, Managing Director of Singapore-based impact investment firm Sweef Capital. Andrew Gray, Head of ESG and Stewardship at AustralianSuper, says research shows skilled and diverse boards make for better-governed companies and higher value investments over the long-term.

Read more about ways to support talented women in senior roles in this article, part of the Sweef Capital Gender ROITM Insight Series.