Formerly known as BAME Recruitment

At Diversifying Group, social change is our driving force and this means starting at the very top, diversifying Boards.

With Diversifying Group as your trusted recruitment partner, we’ll help you enrich your methodology and ensure long lasting, impactful change.

Diverse Boards that are inclusive of protected characteristics are proven to be more successful. We can help you get on the right track.

Rebecca Davy, Head of Board Recruitment

Board Recruitment Track Record

Our dedicated Board Practice team have over 60 years’ experience between them.

Having worked in a range of Executive Search, Global Recruitment Agency and Internal Talent & Leadership roles, our team have a strong track record of consistently delivering inclusive shortlists for high-profile organisations seeking to diversify their Boards.

With the amalgamation of traditional headhunting methodologies and our innovative creative solutions to candidate attraction, we’re confident in our ability to successfully deliver on all Board level mandates.

We’ve delivered a diverse shortlist on every Trustee search we’ve conducted

Around 80% of Trustees we’ve placed have been from a Racially Diverse background

1 in 3 of Non-Executive Directors we’ve placed have been from a Racially Diverse background

Our diverse team are uniquely placed to deliver diverse and inclusive recruitment campaigns

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"You’ve been such a help with maintaining an inclusive and fair process."

Isobel Allen, Assistant Company Secretary, South East Coast Ambulance Service

"She expertly guided me through the recruitment process for a Trustee role, that ended in success and resulted in me becoming a Board member of a fantastic charity"

Samantha, Candidate

"Thank you for all of your help in recruiting our new Trustees. We got a great result and I found the process well managed and effective."

Sally Bailey, Chair of the Board, Pilotlight

"The team were a delight to work with from the beginning. They took seriously the needs and nuances of our organisation and recruitment needs. They provided a professional but personalised service."

Sophia Booth, Lumos Foundation

Board Report

Are you in a Board role, or considering it? Our monthly Board Report shares stories of inspiration & information for Trustee & NED positions straight to your inbox. Check out our previous issues and subscribe via the form below.

13 Apr 22

Issue 11

With Jake Daniels, the Blackpool footballer, recently coming out; and with us  being in PRIDE Month, we wanted to look at LGBTQIA+ representation on UK Boards. This is quite a difficult thing to measure as it fundamentally requires individuals to feel that their professional environment is inclusive enough for them to feel comfortable coming out. 

10 Feb 22

Issue 10

Huge thank you to those who informed us that unfortunately some of the links in our previous send-out didn't seem to be working properly.  We're so sorry for this and hope that this version has fixed the issues.

11 Jan 22

Issue 9

Happy New Year to all of our subscribers!

09 Dec 21

Issue 8

A few weeks ago, the results of the ‘Race at Work’ survey conducted by Business in the Community (BITC) were published.

02 Nov 21

Issue 7

This month’s newsletter is a little different to our usual thought piece, and instead includes a useful guide to all things cover letters, CVs, interview techniques and handling rejection when applying for Board appointments. 

12 Oct 21

Issue 6

We started this year’s Black History Month on the back end of Inclusion Week, which could not have been a more brilliant blend of celebration for the under-represented.

07 Sep 21

Issue 5

England’s football manager, Gareth Southgate this week was asked about Hungary's racist football fans, to which he said, "hold on, before I judge another country let me first look to the challenges this country is facing".

10 Aug 22

Issue 4

Are Boards Becoming More Diverse?   Our previous content has been focused on how a board is made up and the different types of board members there are. One question we get asked about the most; are boards actually becoming diverse?

13 Jul 21

Issue 3

Our last newsletter focussed on the role of a Trustee, and we get just as many questions regarding the role of the Non-Executive Director, from what does NED mean to what’s the difference between a NED and a Trustee and the most asked question, how do I secure one? So, below I’ve done a little deep dive which I hope you’ll find helpful…

08 Jun 21

Issue 2

Becoming a Trustee...

11 May 21

Issue 1

I’m Rebecca, Talent Lead for Board level appointments here at BAME Recruitment and this is what drives me

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