QPR are diverse in every department, says technical director Chris Ramsey

Manisha Tailor says QPR technical director Chris Ramsey gave her an opportunity to work at a professional club.

Technical director Chris Ramsey believes QPR is a model for diversity in football but insists the club will only ever employ the best people for jobs.

Boardroom diversity remains a thorny issue across sport, with just four per cent of positions occupied by people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic [BAME] community, according to research by Sporting Equals.

The under-representation of BAME coaches also remains a talking point in football. Around 30 per cent of players across the leagues are from the BAME population yet there are just four non-white managers – Chris Hughton, Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink, Keith Curle and Jack Lester – in the professional game.

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