Our workforce

The Group’s workforce is highly skilled, and a large proportion hold advanced degrees.

In 2015, our workforce was 52% female, based on a sampling of greater than 85% of our employees; 44% of managers were women as were 31% of all senior operational managers. The joint Nominations Committee of RELX PLC and RELX NV considers the knowledge, experience and background of individual board directors. At year end 2015, women made up 30% of the members of the boards of RELX PLC and RELX NV: Linda Sanford, Lisa Hook and Marike van Lier Lels are non-executive directors.