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Dr Scarlett Brown

Advisory Board, Director of Research

Scarlett is an experienced social researcher, specialising in responsible business, the world of work, and corporate governance. She is passionate about helping organisations and businesses have better, evidence-based practice.

She has a passion for research, using both qualitative and quantitative methods and data analysis. She speaks and presents on a wide range of topics –  ranging from investor relations masterclasses at the London Stock Exchange to Purple Reign: a conference on the life and legacy of Prince. She also writes for a wide range of stakeholders, including academic and practitioner audiences.

Scarlett has a PhD in Management and Business Research from King’s College London, where she used in-depth interview research on FTSE 350 directors to uncover gender difference in how non-executive directors are appointed, and the effect of the Davies’ Review. Her book, “Gender and Corporate Boards” was published in 2020.  She also has a BSc in Sociology from the University of Bristol and an MSc in Sociology from London School of Economics. Before joining Tomorrow’s Company Scarlett was a Senior Governance Analyst at Grant Thornton Governance Institute, and co-author of their annual Corporate Governance Review.

Scarlett currently works with a number of organisations on their research strategies: she is a consultant to the CIPD in their Policy team, working on corporate governance and responsible business, and is Think Tank lead at Board Intelligence. Previously she was a research fellow at the University of Oxford, as the industry engagement lead for the Oxford Character Project, a major research initiative into the role of character in responsible leadership.

She is also co-founder of Dynamic Boards, a non-executive director recruitment platform, and a non-executive director and trustee.


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