d&i Leaders Global Forum 2020

28 & 29 January – London

500 attendees I 40+ speakers I The leading event for organisations looking to accelerate their workplace diversity and inclusion strategy.

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Our sell-out 2019 forum took place on January 24 & 25 in London and attracted 500 global d&i Leaders over the two days, 25 speakers and an exhibition showcasing innovative d&i solutions.

Take a look at who attended, view the agenda and speakers and view photos from the 2019 forum.

Our 2020 global forum will take place on 28 & 29 January at a new larger venue, the Park Plaza Victoria London.

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Organisations attending our 2019 forum included

Our 2019 expert speakers included

Jim Rottman

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Roche Pharmaceuticals
Karina Govindji

Karina Govindji

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion


Annie Wu

Global Lead for Inclusiveness & Diversity

H&M Group

Dr Shaun Davis

Global Director of Safety, Health, Wellbeing & Sustainability,

Royal Mail Group
Sari Brody

Sari Brody

Global Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

IKEA Group
Candi Castleberry Singleton

Candi Castleberry Singleton

VP of Intersectionality, Culture & Diversity


Anne Foster

Director of Diversity, Leadership and Organisational Development (EMEA)

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Rachel Osikoya

Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Maersk Group

Tim Fallowfield

Company Secretary & Corporate Services Director


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Topics explored at the d&i Leaders Global Forum 2019 included:

  • Embedding and measuring impact in a global d&i strategy
  • Taking a whole system global approach to gender equality
  • A multi-market programme to support LGBT+ employees
  • Practical steps to help business measure and tackle social mobility
  • Getting real traction from your leaders
  • Measures to support new and expectant parents
  • Empowering employee networks for the future
  • Removing barriers for individuals with autism
  • Becoming a brilliant employer for disabled people
  • How to encourage meaningful discussions about race in the workplace

Our 2019 forum was kindly supported by

What our attendees say...

“Worthwhile, thought provoking with take away actions”

Head of HR
McLaren Racing

“Well structured, informative and most of all inspiring”

MD Learning, Development & Citizenship EMEA
State Street

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

Inclusion Leader

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

Head of Talent, Resourcing & Development

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

Global D&I Leader

“A huge success! Great event”

Senior Manager D&I

“A massive information and ideas fest!”

Head of D&I
FDM Group

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

Diversity Manager
Bank of England

“A really varied and interesting two days of sharing ideas and meeting like-minded people”

Diversity Officer
Institute of Physics

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

Group Head of Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity
DS Smith

“Really inspiring – so much information to think on and workout what I can do differently”

D&I Global Programme Manager

“Extremely insightful, wide range of content and truly inspirational”

HR Generalist
UDG Healthcare

“Insightful, inspirational and refreshing. I came away with lots to think about and take back to my organisation”

Compliance Manager
Talbot Underwriting

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

Global Equality D&I Manager

“It allowed me the space to really connect with my tasks for the year ahead”

Diversity & Inclusion Partner
MTR Crossrail

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

Senior Recruiter

“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

“The event was a brilliant opportunity to discuss real diversity & inclusion concerns and successes”

Diversity Manager
Stafford Long

Carbon offset partner

This event is CPD accredited

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Park Plaza Victoria London

239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, SW1V 1EQ
Telephone: +44 (0) 333 400 6140

Park Plaza Victoria London,
239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd,

+44 (0) 333 400 6140   

Why not also attend…

Our d&i Leaders Disability at Work & Inclusive Recruitment Summits are taking place on the 1 & 2 October in London.

Featuring 15+ expert speakers each day and with 130+ diversity, inclusion, recruitment and HR professionals in attendance, these are two events not to be missed.

Speakers include: P&G; Virgin Media; Sainsbury’s; Lloyds Banking Group; Vodafone; HarperCollins; Fujitsu and more…
Click here to view the Disability Summit website and Click here to view the Inclusive Recruitment Summit website.