Author Archives: Sonja Kruisinga

Sonja Kruisinga

About Sonja Kruisinga

The research of Sonja Kruisinga focuses on issues of contract law and company law, in particular international and European aspects thereof.

What role can or should the European or national legislator play in ensuring gender balanced company boards?

Pictogram of a woman with a tie and men, symbolic image for women's quotaEquality between women and men is a fundamental principle of the European Union. However, there is still an unequal representation of women in decision-making positions in companies throughout the EU. Even though the situation has started to improve, women remain a minority at the top of the decision-making hierarchy. On Wednesday 9 December 2015, this issue will be discussed at the seminar on Gender Balanced Company Boards in the EU at Utrecht University. Continue reading