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Cost-of-living crisis: How to help your employees

January 11 | Online

Free live 40 minute online conversation with:
Shani Dhanda
Virgin Media O2

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Tracey Newton
JCT600

LGBT+ at Work Conference 2023

February 9 | Online

2023 speakers include:
Clifford Chance – EY
OVO Energy
Scope – Bates Wells
British Youth Council
NHS Blood and Transplant
Vodafone – BP

Level 1 – The Foundations to Being an Effective D&I Leader

February 21 | Online

Online training workshop for anyone looking to move into a D&I role, or those who have been in a D&I leader role for less than 12 months, with:
Gamiel Yafai; Fiona Daniel & Toby Mildon

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Can you be a DEI practitioner and an activist?

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Social mobility and senior roles: Why is it important?

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My D&I Journey with Dr Julie Humphreys, Reach

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Recent speakers and contributors include

Oona King

VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Snap Inc.

Annie Wu

Global Lead for Inclusiveness & Diversity

H&M Group

Chris Young 

HR Director - Northern Europe

P&G 

Candi Castleberry Singleton

Vice President of Global Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Amazon

Jim Rottman

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Roche Pharmaceuticals

Pamela Hutchinson OBE

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Bloomberg

Rachel Osikoya

Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Maersk Group

Dr Shaun Davis

Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability,

Royal Mail Group

Tim Fallowfield

Company Secretary & Corporate Services Director

Sainsbury's

Daniel Danso

Global Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Linklaters

Ira Read

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

The LEGO Group

Loraine Martins MBE

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Network Rail

Amanda Leacy

Managing Director Human Resources – Inclusion and Diversity

Accenture 

Asif Sadiq MBE

Senior Vice President, Head of Equity and Inclusion, International

WarnerMedia

Fiona Cannon OBE

Group Director of Inclusion and Diversity

Lloyds Banking Group

Christos Tsaprounis

Head of People & Culture

Auto Trader UK

Fiona Dawson

Global President

Mars Food, Multisales and Global Customers

Rosanna Durruthy

Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

LinkedIn

Jill Shedden MBE

Group Director - HR

Centrica

Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Chief Accessibility Officer

Microsoft

Mark Lomas

Head of Culture

Lloyd's

Leena Nair

Global Chief Executive Officer

CHANEL

Leigh Lafever-Ayer

HR Director, UK and Ireland

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Leendert Den Hollander

UK Vice President & General Manager

Coca-Cola European Partners

Mairéad Nayager

Chief Human Resources Officer

Diageo

Priscilla Baffour

Head of Diversity & Inclusion

TikTok Europe

Putri Realita

Global Diversity and Inclusion Lead

Danone

Pascale Thorre

Global Inclusion & Diversity Head

HEINEKEN

Raashi Sikka

VP Global Diversity & Inclusion

Ubisoft

Sarah Stanton

UK HR Director

National Grid

Caroline Casey

Founder

The Valuable 500

Felizitas Lichtenberg

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

SumUp

John Athanasiou

Director Of People

HarperCollins

Maria Kokkinou

People Director, Talent, Leadership & Capabilites

Rolls-Royce

Pauline Miller

Chief Equity Officer, EMEA

dentsu

Raj Verma

Chief Diversity, Culture & Employee Experience Officer

Sanofi

Paulette Cohen

Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Barclays

Shauna Olney

Chief, Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Caroline Creven Fourrier

Global Head Diversity and Inclusion

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

D.K. Bartley

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Moody's

Tiernan Brady

Global Director of Inclusion

Clifford Chance
Organisations who attend our events
What attendees say about our events

“Great event with super speakers and honest and interesting discussions”

Group Head of Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity
DS Smith

“Really great event, with the right variety of content, speakers and attendees”

Inclusion Leader
Co-op

“An enlightening and inspirational event with outstanding speakers and a comprehensive agenda”

Head of Talent, Resourcing & Development
Tilney

“Inspiring – my head has exploded, but I now feel ready to be braver and more disruptive”

Global D&I Leader
Sage

“An inspiring and challenging forum that has provided lots of food for thought and ideas for my organisation”

Diversity Manager
Bank of England

“Well structured, informative and most of all inspiring”

MD Learning, Development & Citizenship EMEA
State Street

“Diversity of presenters, of methods of presentations and of topics, exceeded my expectations”

Global Equality D&I Manager
IKEA

“Really interesting and inspiring. Some really good key take always to consider”

Senior Recruiter
Amazon

“Hugely valuable chance to connect with my peers and learn from best practice. I’m taking so much back to build a more inclusive firm”

Diversity & CSR Manager
Penningtons Manches LLP

“It made me uncomfortable in a good way!”

Head of Business Transformation
Lloyd’s of London

“Slick and very informative day”

Chair of Pride Network
Zurich Insurance

“Excellent, thought provoking and inspiring”

Head of HR
WHSmith

“Really well organised, structured with some very insightful and moving speakers”

Talent and Acquisition
Mott MacDonald

“There is nothing available like I have learned here! Brilliant”

Head of HR Operations
Aldermore Bank

“Excellent. Extremely powerful speakers and thought provoking”

D&I Officer
Bayer

“First time in attendance and thoroughly enjoyed it”

Head of HR
Network Rail