d&i Leaders Global Forum 2024

Now available to watch on demand!

The leading annual global event for senior diversity, equity and inclusion professionals.

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500+ attendees took part in our 2024 forum

The 6th annual d&i Leaders Global Forum took place on 21 & 22 May in London and Online, with 35 inspiring speakers and 500+ attendees. View event photos here.

You can now purchase access to all the live event recordings and watch on demand.

With 11hrs 40mins worth of presentations, panel discussions, one to one conversations and audience Q&A sessions, we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

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d&i Leaders Club

In-house DE&I and HR related professionals are invited to join the d&i Leaders Club – a network of 15,000+ people!

Membership is free and will give you a 5% discount off all our event ticket prices and a whole host of other networking and educational opportunities.

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Our 2024 expert speakers included

Lauren von Stackelberg

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer & Global Head of Wellbeing

The LEGO Group

Oona King

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Uber Technologies

Dr. Asif Sadiq MBE

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Warner Bros. Discovery

Margot Slattery

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion


Rukasana Bhaijee

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Financial Times

Pamela Hutchinson OBE

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Bloomberg LP

Tiernan Brady

Global Director of Inclusion

Clifford Chance

Sandra Sheahan

Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility Director

Merlin Entertainments

Sufia Sheikh-Hussain

Inclusion Equity & Belonging Director EMEA


Gareth Whalley

former Head of DEI, Europe

Levi Strauss & Co.

Carrie Adams

Global Head of Inclusion


Trisch Smith

Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer


Ella Slade

Diversity & Inclusion Leader (LGBT+ Inclusion)


Chris Glass

Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Soho House & Co

Rachna Patel

Vice President, International DEI & EMEA Total Rewards

The Walt Disney Company

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Topics explored at the 2024 forum included

  • The power of psychological safety to unlock innovation and creativity in teams
  • Modelling DE&I for long-term sustainable impact
  • Rethinking age and talent in the workplace
  • Creating workplaces where neurodivergent minds can flourish
  • Cross-industry collaboration to drive DE&I forward
  • Redefining activism in the corporate world
  • Addressing inequity in people systems through collective ownership of DE&I
  • The DE&I multiplier effect – leveraging the power of your people and customers for progress
  • Sustaining focus on DE&I targets and what to do when they are reached
  • The need for companies to stand strong on LGBTQIA+ equality
  • Adopting a campaigning approach to inclusion at work
  • DE&I then, now and the future – the evolving role of the DE&I leader
  • Setting your sponsorship programmes up for success
  • Creating a company culture and environment that supports racial equity
  • Helping leaders to overcome proximity bias and make employee growth opportunities fairer in a hybrid workplace

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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