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 2019 is tabled below in order of the highest percentage of women on their boards.

CompanyNumber of Board MembersNumber of Women Board Members% of Women on the BoardNumber of Executive Board MembersNumber of Women Executive Board Members% of Women on the Executive Board
Good Energy Group plc6350%11100%
Wood plc8337%200%
BP Plc14535%200%
National Grid12433%4125%
Sellafield Ltd10330%300%
SSE Plc10330%300%
Centrica Plc12325%400%
Iberdrola (Scottish Power)9222%100%
Drax Group Plc10220%300%
E.ON UK Plc6115%6116%
EDF Energy8112%200%
Subsea 7 Ltd8112%200%
The Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd4250%000%
Faroe Petroleum Plc5240%000%
Hunting Plc7228%200%
James Fisher and Sons Plc8225%300%
Echo Energy Plc6116%100%
Ophir Energy Plc8225%200%
Independent Oil & Gas Plc5120%300%
Pressure Technologies Plc5120%2150%
Awilco Drilling Plc5120%000%
GETECH Group Plc5120%100%
HydroDec Group Plc5120%200%
NU Oil and Gas Plc6116%3133%
NWF Group Plc6116%300%
Velocys Plc6116%300%
Premier Oil Plc6116%300%
Amerisur Resources Plc6115%300%
Cabot Energy6115%400%
Rockhopper Exploration7114%200%
Plexus Holdings Plc7114%300%
Genel Energy Ltd7114%200%
Telecom Plus Plc ‘The Utility Warehouse’7114%300%
Hurricane Energy Plc8112%300%
Mainstream Renewable Power8112%200%
EnQuest Plc8112%200%
SOCO International Plc8112%3133%
Cairn Energy Plc8112%200%
Tullow Oil Plc8112%300%
Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc9111%200%
Ascent Resources Plc200%200%
Cavendish Nuclear Ltd300%300%
Egdon Resources Plc600%200%
Flow Group500%100%
Hardy Oil & Gas Plc300%100%
IGas Energy500%100%
JKX Oil & Gas Plc500%000%
President Energy Plc400%200%
Quadrise Fuels International Plc600%200%
RusPetro Plc200%200%
Serica Energy Plc600%200%
Solo Oil Plc300%100%
Sound Oil Plc600%300%
Union Jack Oil Plc500%200%
Baron Oil Plc/ Gold Oil300%200%
Borders and Southern Petroleum Plc500%300%
Bowleven Plc200%100%
Columbus Energy300%200%
Eland Oil & Gas Plc700%200%
Enteq Upstream Plc400%200%
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) Plc600%200%
Gulfsands Petroleum Plc600%200%
Hague and London Oil PLc200%100%
Jersey Oil and Gas Plc500%300%
Neptune Energy300%300%
Nostra Terra Oil & Gas Company Plc300%100%
Sirius Petroleum Plc600%200%
Sterling Energy Plc400%100%
The Parkmead Group Plc500%300%
Tower Resources Plc400%100%
UK Oil & Gas Investments Plc400%200%
Victoria Oil & Gas Plc600%300%

Companies highlighted in grey are the largest employers listed making up 75% of those directly employed in the sector.

Green percentage figures meet the Davies 2020 33% the target of women on their boards or PfW 2030 30% target of women on their executive boards.