Equality and Diversity

BPA Board Diversity Statement

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) is committed to diversity in all aspects of its business and activities, including the composition of its Board of Directors.  The Board believes that diversity, along with varied skills and experiences, contributes to a balanced and more effective board.  BPA is committed to comply with the Code for Sports Governance including having a minimum of 30% of each gender on the Board with the aim of achieving greater gender parity.

The Board is committed to implementing an open and wide-ranging recruitment process for its appointed directors and Chair that reaches all sectors of the community to attract the widest possible range of applicants for available positions.  In relation to elected directors, the Board encourages the membership to consider diversity when nominating individuals for elected director positions. 

Board Approval received (date) 5 October 2017

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