Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Rukasana is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Leader with 12 years of HR/Talent industry experience in Media, Technology, Professional Services and Higher Education. Rukasana has recently joined the Financial Times and most recently worked at Warner Bros Discovery leading the Workforce DEI Strategy for the EMEA/International market. In her time at Google Rukasana led the DEI agenda across Google’s EMEA technology business working with leaders/key partners to build an evidence based approach to achieving EMEA aspirations.
Global Director of Inclusion
Tiernan Brady is responsible for developing and implementing Clifford Chance’s global inclusion policies and campaigns within the firm, with our clients and in wider society.
Tiernan is an equality campaigner. Before taking up the role in Clifford Chance he was the director of the Equality Campaign, the successful Australian marriage equality campaign and political director of Yes Equality,
Senior Director, Global Inclusion & IBGs/Communities
I am a globally recognised equity, inclusion and diversity expert and strategic thinker with strong business acumen. I am passionate about helping leaders and companies embrace change in a New World Marketplace. With a proven record and over 20 years of career experience in global business sectors and senior HR leadership roles. I work with executives to embed inclusion &
Global Head of Inclusion
Experienced global inclusion, culture and engagement expert. Skilled in creating long-term, embedded change, areas of expertise include Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability as well as Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging.
I’m proud to say I love what I do!
I joined Reckitt in early 2021. We’re a business of 40,000 people determined to protect,
Mark Baker has decades of experience connecting business communities to accelerate change.
Mark founded Sircula Ltd to enable B2B communities to connect, learn and grow. In June 2018 Mark launched d&i Leaders to bring together global diversity, inclusion and HR related professionals. Since then, Mark and the team have established an annual programme of strategic in-person and online summits and conferences,
Diversity and Ability (D&A)
Atif is an award-winning social entrepreneur with a background in economic justice and disability inclusion. Focusing on the inclusion of marginalised communities, Atif has worked on high-profile social development projects worldwide. He is the Co-founder and CEO of social enterprise Diversity and Ability and Zaytoun CiC (the World’s first Fairtrade Palestinian olive oil cooperative). He is an advisor to the World health Organisation (WHO) Rapid Assistive Technologies Board (RATB) and trustee for Disability Rights UK.
Global Inclusion Manager
Georgina is proud queer woman, campaigner and change-maker with over a decade of experience in Diversity and Inclusion.
In her Global Inclusion role at Clifford Chance she has been responsible for designing and implementing a number of initiatives, events and strategies that have achieved growth within the firms inclusion space. Georgie is also the firms LGBTQ+ network Co-Chair.
Global Head of Culture, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Nelson is a People & Culture Leader and serves as a trusted advisor to senior leaders and supporting them with their people transformation agendas including culture and behaviour change, communications & engagement, leadership development, and diversity & inclusion.
An award winning executive he has been recognised by the Financial Times and EMPower as one of the Top 30 U.K.
Partner, Ethnicity & Social Mobility Lead
Tolu is Partner and the Ethnicity and Social Mobility specialism lead at Utopia. He co-founded The Great British Diversity Experiment in 2015, and is a key advisor to the flagship Black Men for Change initiative: a strategic pan-London platform, funded by the Mayor of London, to combat structural inequality as it impacts vulnerable communities. He’s also founded Limitless,
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Pamela is the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Bloomberg. In this role, she leads the company’s global diversity and inclusion initiatives around the world whilst establishing strategic direction, goals and accountability. Pamela also serves as a partner and thought leader and provides internal and external consulting services and subject matter expertise. Additionally Pamela facilitates employee engagement whilst helping to make Bloomberg’s office culture even more inclusive.
VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Oona is VP of DEI at Snap, previously Google’s Director of Diversity Strategy, YouTube’s Director of Diverse Marketing, and CDO for British Broadcaster Channel 4. Oona was Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, and before that, the second woman of color elected to the British Parliament. Voted by other MPs “the MP most likely to change society”,
CEO & Founder
Martin founded Texthelp in 1996 to help people with communication difficulties. What started as a company focused on people with profound Speech and Dexterity Disabilities has become a world leading Inclusive Technology company creating smart, inclusive software that helps people read, write, express their thoughts and share information more accurately & fluently – across all stages of life.
Global Head of Culture, Well-being & Inclusion
LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)
In Rachel’s role, she is a key contributor in the strategic journey to creating sustainable growth for LSEG and our people, with a prime focus on attracting, developing and retaining the very best, diverse talent and creating a culture where colleagues can thrive. Rachel has twenty years of experience across Culture, Diversity and Inclusion. She was previously the Global Head of D&I for Maersk,
Vice President, International DEI & EMEA Total Rewards
The Walt Disney Company
In the last five years, Rachna has taken on the lead for DEI for Disney EMEA, with responsibilities including leading on strategy, overseeing the 25 Business Resource Groups across the region and ensuring that DEI is embedded throughout the whole business to create an all-inclusive workplace. This includes providing a supportive working environment amongst all employees and driving change with new initiatives such as improvement of policies,
Founder & CEO
Dan is the founder and CEO of VERCIDA Consulting, the global inclusion company.
Dan has over 25 years’ experience of working in the field of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Be began his career in race equality, working on both public policy and workplace inclusion.
For the last 15 years Dan has spent his time focusing on supporting global businesses to transform ideas into action,
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Warner Bros. Discovery
Asif is the Chief Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Warner Bros. Discovery. He was previously the Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact at adidas and has a long and rich career in the diversity and inclusion space with senior executive roles at The Telegraph Media Group, EY Financial Services and the City of London Police.
Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility Director
The Merlin team is diverse, with 30,000 people working across 25 countries, united in the mission to bring connection, belonging and memory making. I wake up thinking about how we can be more inclusive.
Creating positive difference: I know that unique perspectives drive value creation. That’s why I set about creating our Internal Intelligence group.
Vice-President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility
Raashi became VP for Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility at Ubisoft in March 2021. Raashi’s focus is on implementing a comprehensive strategy to increase diversity and promote inclusion both within the company and the wider gaming industry by partnering with Ubisoft’s HR and brand portfolio teams to foster a culture of belonging for Ubisoft’s more than 21,000 team members,
Global Head Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Busi, a South African diversity, equity and inclusion leader with over 15 years of experience, has been a catalyst for amplifying diverse voices and nurturing inclusive cultures in the tech industry and beyond. Her current position is Head of Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Deliveroo, but her career journey spans roles at Octagon, Endemol and Uber.
Diversity & Inclusion Leader (LGBT+ Inclusion)
Ella (they/them) is passionate about all things inclusion. In July 2023 they joined Vodafone UK’s D&I team with a focus on LGBTQ+ inclusion and education and awareness for all communities. They started their career at IBM in Talent Attraction and after five years moved into IBM’s Global D&I team as Global LGBTQ+ Leader, a role they held for four years.
Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
As Global Head Diversity & Inclusion, Margot is aligning our initiatives and representing us in forums such as ‘The Valuable 500’ movement which is tabling disability on board agendas. Formerly Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Sodexo Group, Margot started her career as a chef, moving into management and progressing to Sodexo Ireland as CEO and Country President.
Inclusion, Diversity and Equality Specialist
Charlotte Sweeney OBE has specialised in Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) for nearly 20 years and was recognised by The Economist and The Daily Telegraph as one of the Top 10 D&I Professional Consultancies in the world. She runs a consultancy specialising in D&I strategy and their effective and sustainable implementation. Her clients include many global companies and gained much of her global experience leading D&I in a number of companies in both Retail and Investment Banking (Barclays,
Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Eric has been Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity for Schindler Group since January 2020. He works to implement strategies to improve gender balance and the diverse mix of employees in the company. Originally from the US, Eric came to France in a student exchange program during university and then decided to stay. He began his professional life as an aerodynamics engineer in truck cab design at the Renault Trucks Division of Volvo Group.
Head of DEI, Europe
Levi Strauss & Co.
Gareth has spent over 20 years in generalist and specialist HR leadership roles in several UK and multinational organizations, including Procter & Gamble, IBM, and The Coca-Cola Company. He first moved into Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Coca-Cola in 2019, leading the global inclusion practice, before joining Levi Strauss & Co. as Head of DE&I for Europe in January 2023.