Knight Frank unleashes diversity X factor with eight new boards

Knight Frank has put in place eight new boards as part of a new drive to enhance the diversity of the business and fast-track the company’s young talent.

The KF X initiative, which was launched this week, involves 95 staff members, each of whom sit on one of the firm’s development or critical area feeder boards.

The Knight Frank main commercial board, appointed in February, is made up of eight white men. At the time, the company’s new head of commercial Stephen Clifton (pictured above) said that those on the board were the best candidates available for the roles.

With KF X in place it is expected that there will soon become a far broader mix of leaders within the business that can influence