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Company board statistics

POWERful Women will report on its work to track diversity at senior and middle management levels in the energy sector using board and gender pay gap statistics, when available. We have collated the board statistics for 80 companies in the UK. POWERful Women is interested to hear of any experience in trying to increase diversity within organisations and are always interested in case studies to add to our website or discuss at our events. Data for the 80 companies that we track from Q1 2017 is tabled below in order of the highest percentage of women on their boards.

Company
Name
Number on board Number of women Proportion of women Number of executive board members Number of women executive members Proportion of female executive members
Average 4.24 0.91 0.11 1.29 0.20 0.07
Good Energy Group Plc 8 4 0.50 2 2 1.00
The Renewables IG (UK) Ltd 4 2 0.50 0 0 N/A  
HydroDec Group Plc 5 2 0.40 1 0 0.00
SSE Plc 9 3 0.33 2 0 0.00
National Grid Plc 12 4 0.33 4 1 0.25
Shell 12 4 0.33 2 0 0.00
John Wood Group Plc 9 3 0.33 2 0 0.00
EON Energy U.K. 6 2 0.33 6 2 0.33
Dong Energy 12 4 0.33 0 0 N/A
Greenergy 7 2 0.29 6 2 0.33
Amec Foster Wheeler 8 2 0.25 2 0 0.00
Centrica Plc 12 3 0.25 4 0 0.00
EDF Energy 8 2 0.25 2 0 0.00
Velocys Plc 8 2 0.25 3 1 0.33  
Premier Oil Plc 9 2 0.22 3 0 0.00
Sellafield Ltd 9 2 0.22 2 0 0.00  
BP Plc 14 3 0.21 2 0 0.00
Ophir Energy Plc 10 2 0.20 3 0 0.00
InfraStrata Plc 5 1 0.20 2 1 0.50
NWF Group Plc 5 1 0.20 1 0 0.00
Cairn Energy Plc 10 2 0.20 2 0 0.00
Greencoat UK Wind Plc 5 1 0.20 0 0 N/A
Cavendish Nuclear Ltd 11 2 0.18 4 0 0.00
First Utility 6 1 0.17 2 0 0.00
Tullow Oil 12 2 0.17 4 0 0.00
GETECH Group Plc 6 1 0.17 2 0 0.00
Pressure Technologies Plc 6 1 0.17 2 1 0.50
Awilco Drilling Plc 6 1 0.17 1 0 0.00
Telecom Plus Plc ‘The Utility Warehouse’ 7 1 0.14 2 0 0.00  
Hunting Plc 7 1 0.14 2 0 0.00
Bowleven Plc 7 1 0.14 3 1 0.33
Faroe Petroleum Plc 7 1 0.14 3 0 0.00
Drax Group Plc 7 1 0.14 3 1 0.33
Quadrise Fuels International Plc 7 1 0.14 2 0 0.00  
Rockhopper Exploration Plc 8 1 0.13 3 1 0.33
Genel Energy Ltd 8 1 0.13 1 0 0.00
SOCO International Plc 8 1 0.13 3 1 0.33  
Iberdrola (Scottish Power) 8 1 0.13 1 0 0.00
Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc 9 1 0.11 3 0 0.00
Chrysaor 9 1 0.11 2 1 0.50
Sound Oil Plc 10 1 0.10 7 1 0.14
Mainstream renewable Power 11 1 0.09 4 0 0.00
                                               
Amerisur Resources Plc 9 0 0.00 4 0 0.00
Baron Oil Plc 3 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Borders and Southern Petroleum Plc 4 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Ecofin Global 4 0 0.00 4 0 0.00
Egdon Resources Plc 7 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Ascent Resources Plc 4 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Eland Oil Gas Plc 6 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
EnQuest Plc 7 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Enteq Upstream Plc 4 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Plc 5 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Gulfsands Petroleum Plc 6 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Hague and London Oil PLc 2 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Hardy Oil & Gas Plc 4 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Hurricane Energy Plc 7 0 0.00 3 0 0.00
iGas Energy Plc 7 0 0.00 3 0 0.00
Independent Oil & Gas Plc 5 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Independent Resources Plc 3 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Union Jack Oil Plc 4 0 0.00 2 0 0.00  
Victoria Oil & Gas Plc 6 0 0.00 3 0 0.00  
Jersey Oil and Gas 6 0 0.00 3 0 0.00
JKX Oil & Gas Plc 7 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
LGO Energy Plc 5 0 0.00 3 0 0.00
Northern Petroleum Plc 5 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Nostra Terra Oil & Gas Company Plc 3 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
NU Oil and Gas plc 6 0 0.00 3 0 0.00
Plexus Holdings Plc 7 0 0.00 3 0 0.00
President Energy Plc 4 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
RusPetro Plc 5 0 0.00 2 0 0.00  
Serica Energy Plc 4 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Sirius Petroleum Plc 3 0 0.00 1 0 0.00
Solo Oil Plc 4 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Sterling Energy Plc 4 0 0.00 1 0 0.00  
Subsea 7 Ltd 7 0 0.00 5 0 0.00  
The Parkmead Group Plc 5 0 0.00 3 0 0.00  
Tower Resources Plc 3 0 0.00 1 0 0.00  
UK Oil & Gas Investments Plc 3 0 0.00 3 0 0.00  
James Fisher and Sons Plc 7 0 0.00 2 0 0.00
Ithaca Energy (UK) Ltd 7 0 0.00 1 0 0.00