d&i Leaders Global Forum 2023

16 & 17 May - London

The leading annual global event for senior diversity, equity and inclusion professionals is back in-person for 2023!

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The 5th annual d&i Leaders Global Forum will return to London on 16 & 17 May 2023!

The forum has firmly established itself as the leading gathering of senior diversity, equity and inclusion practitioners looking to accelerate their workplace d&i strategy and build their professional network.

Featuring 35+ global speakers, 300+ attendees and a range of innovative solutions in our exhibition – we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

We are busy researching the 2023 agendaclick here to tell us what you would like to see covered or let us know if you would like to be considered as a speaker!

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities – click here for details

d&i Leaders Club

In-house D&I and HR related professionals, along with Employee Network Members, are invited to join the
d&i Leaders Club – a network of 10,000+ people!

Membership is free and will give you a 5% discount off your online global forum place and a whole host of other networking and educational opportunities.

Apply now

400+ organisations attended the 2022 forum

Our 2022 expert speakers included

Raashi Sikka

Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion


Asif Sadiq MBE

Senior Vice President, Head of Equity & Inclusion, International


Cecilia Weckstrom

Senior Global Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion

LEGO Group

Raj Verma

Chief Diversity, Culture & Employee Experience Officer


Oona King

VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Snap Inc.

Michaela Dedic

Global Diversity & Inclusion Leader


Greg McCaw

Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Flutter Entertainment

Jade Fraser

Group Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement

Natura &Co

Pauline Miller

Chief Equity Officer, EMEA

dentsu international

Pamela Hutchinson OBE

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Bloomberg LP

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2022 forum kindly sponsored by

Topics explored at the 2022 forum included

  • Racial equity – how Moody’s Corporation are putting commitment into action
  • Identifying and addressing barriers to ensure greater gender diversity in the C-suite and Board
  • Co-creating and re-invigorating your ‘all in’ inclusion strategy
  • The critical role companies play in supporting refugees into the workforce
  • How DEI is driving innovation in the rapidly evolving start-up tech sector
  • Embedding DE&I across marketing, design and production
  • Collecting and analysing employee data globally
  • DEI #IRL: Turning inspiration into action for leaders and your business strategy
  • Don’t forget your line managers – they’re the organisational culture carriers
  • Engaging and connecting with majority men to further your DEI progress
  • Steps to ensuring an age inclusive workplace
  • Understanding and leveraging your DEI ecosystem for greater impact
  • Working with leaders to increase cultural awareness and understanding of intersectionality
  • Who gets power and how it changes us
  • Building inclusion capability and moving from awareness towards advocacy
  • Butterfly-effect change management for making real progress in DEI
  • Advancing social mobility in the workplace
  • Well-being and self care of the DEI professional
  • Avoiding the perils of empathy: using a data driven approach to inclusion management
  • Inclusive communications and marketing
  • Confronting the taboo surrounding menopause in the workplace
  • Developing hiring practices that are fair and inclusive to all

2022 forum kindly supported by

What our past global forum attendees said...

“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