Rita Goyal is a first year doctoral researcher under the supervision of Professors Nada and Andrew Kakabadse, at Henley business School. She is exploring the meaning and impact of board diversity on board performance. Her research area is looking at the impact of board-diversity on performance of corporate boards.
She holds a B. Sc. Degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Medieval History, from India. Prior to undertaking her PhD studies, Rita worked for almost two decades, at various middle and senior level management positions in Indian Civil Services in the field of Telecommunications. Her areas of experience are budgetary and financial control, revenue assurance, financial reporting and analysis and investment appraisals. She also has worked as regulator and administrator in the department of telecommunications