Lynn leads our global community groups at BYP Network creating opportunities for members to connect, engage and find opportunities. She has a background in marketing, project management, and operations. Outside of BYP she speaks and consults on Diversity & Inclusion and is passionate about black inclusion and the ethnic experience in the workplace.
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,
Senior Account Manager
As a Senior Account Manager at BYP Network, Barbara Adu-Darko has helped more than 70 Partners to attract, engage, recruit and retain Black talent as part of their strategic DE+I objectives. Her customers span a range of industries and sizes with brand names including ZenDesk, Morgan Stanley, Google, Salesforce, Multiverse etc
With 10 years of business experience in charity,
European Women On Boards
Kristen is currently the Vice Chair of European Women on Boards (EWoB) and Chair of the Development Programs Committee. EWoB is the European umbrella association for gender equality at decision-making level; a non-profit consortium of national organizations whose aim is to improve gender balance on corporate boards across Europe.
From 2016-2021, Kristen was Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Barilla and had been a member of its D&I Board since its formation in 2013.
Director, Diversity and Inclusion
As the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Integration Director, Karla identifies opportunities to integrate the DEI lens on processes and systems across Intel’s business units. This leads to efficiencies and ensures consistency of the different company business units to deploy meaningful DEI programs that drive transformation.
Karla has been with Intel for more than 22 years.
Inclusion, Diversity and Talent Strategist
Kalpana works at the intersection of global organizations, culture and people and is a passionate advocate for creating inclusive, diverse, and equitable spaces for all. She helps organizations develop and implement inclusive talent strategies for significant impact on the business, employee experience, and employer brand.
Most recently, Kalpana served as the inaugural Chief Diversity,
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 summits and conferences,
Head of ESG, Inclusion and Diversity
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Jenn is a Psychologist and leads ESG, Inclusion and Diversity for the fifth largest professional services firm; Grant Thornton UK LLP. She is responsible for designing, shaping, critiquing, and leading the I&D and Health direction, aiming to transform the culture and attract, retain, and liberate diverse people. Her team are focused on creating and sustaining a respectful,
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
DK Bartley’s career has been effectively characterized as a subject matter expert for Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Acquisition. As an executive, public speaker and influencer, DK Bartley has been very effective inspiring global audiences. With a career that has been exemplifiable through his career versatility and success on many corporate “streets,” Wall Street, Madison Avenue,
Chief Strategist & Director of Equity, Inclusion & Systemic Change, the Other Bets
Salima leads, partners with and enables the Bets, Alphabets’ start up Moonshot companies (Waymo, Sidewalk Labs, Acces-Fiber, X, Cap G, Wing, Verily, GV, Intrinsic) to achieve equity, inclusion and diversity (EID) through systemic transformations. She becomes a key partner to stakeholders, including CEOs and their executive teams to design and execute long term, sustainable and operational EID strategies and plans that align to and also inform their organizational and business maturity,
Group Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Jessica was born in Australia and moved to the UK in 1999. She has held various positions across the finance sector and moved to head up and lead the inclusion strategy for a number of organisations, a little over ten years ago. Currently, Jess is Group Head of D&I at RS Group, a FTSE100 company and global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions for designers,
Global Diversity & Inclusion Leader
Michaela is an experienced people and organization enthusiast with experience in shaping cultural transformation journeys and a passion to shift paradigms. In a transparent world a strong culture and reputation can only sustain with the right values and behaviors. People who are driven by a clear vision and strong values will engage diverse stakeholders to progress together and as a result grow and bring continued business success,
Inclusive Workplace Consultant
Paul is Key Account Director and Inclusive Technology Specialist at Texthelp. Paul and his team provide software solutions that help support leading UK organisations in their diversity, inclusion and accessibility journey.
Having spent a number of years as Volunteer Director and Chair of Stepping Stones NI and with close personal experience of learning disability,
Group Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement
Jade is currently Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement at Natura & Co. They are a courageous leader, trusted advisor, and operational strategist with deep specialist experience in Diversity and Inclusion. Jade is passionate about people and single-minded about changing the world to elevate the most disadvantaged populations, by leveraging their own spheres of influence in the private and public sectors.
Director of Inclusion & Workforce Equity
Tim/T (he/she/they) is currently Director of Inclusion and Workforce Equity at CSG International and Fellow at St George’s House, Windsor Castle.
With over a decade of experience working to advance inclusion and human rights Tim has led Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in INGOs such as Oxfam and the Red Cross, and led their own successful DEI consultancy business.
Managing Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion EMEA
Donna is an award-winning executive (Empower) and mentor (First Women) who has had a varied career as an auditor, consultant, and business advisor. Now Donna supports clients in exploring, creating and executing their diversity, equity and inclusion strategies. Donna has over 35 years’ experience as a management consultant and Executive and has held senior roles at the London Borough of Lambeth,
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Pamela is cited as one of the most visible and vocal thought leaders and advocates for diversity across the private sector and has more than 20 years’ experience in managing diversity across engineering, financial services, technology and media. During her tenure, Pamela has provided coaching and guidance to senior leaders, whilst collaborating across HR and the business to deliver objectives,
Shijuade is the Director of Diversity Strategy for Snap, Inc. She centers her work from a Black, queer, feminist perspective, believing that when all of those needs are engaged and addressed, all will benefit from the outcome. Shijuade has significant government relations, policy, strategic planning, equity and inclusion, and stakeholder cultivation and engagement experience. Formerly,
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”,
Associate Professor of Global Politics
University College London
Brian grew up in Minnesota, earned his DPhil at Oxford, and is now an associate professor of global politics at University College London. He is also a weekly columnist for The Washington Post, host of the award-winning Power Corrupts podcast, and frequent guest on national television. Klaas has conducted field research across the globe, interviewing despots,
Head of Workforce Diversity, EMEA
Ivy has spent her career interested in systemic interventions that enable organisations to include and elevate the potential of talent from historically excluded groups. She began her career in DEI at Teach for America where she pioneered new methodologies for interviewing through a lens of cultural competence and adapting interview rubrics to reflect DEI and cultural competence.
Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Greg has significant knowledge and insight across various areas, with a decade of consumer brand experience in People. He has successfully led teams in People Experience, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition & Employer Brand.
He’s been the Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for Flutter Entertainment, an FTSE 100 company, for the last year and,
Chief Equity Officer, EMEA
Pauline is Chief Equity Officer, EMEA for dentsu international. Pauline is responsible for shaping and leading its DEI strategy and execution across the region, reports to the CEO and is a member of the EMEA Executive committee. Pauline has held a number of senior positions responsible for organisational culture, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, leadership and talent development.
Chief Diversity Officer
Philip Morris International
Silke was appointed Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) at Philip Morris International (PMI) in March 2020 – a newly-created role reporting directly to the CEO. She joined PMI in 2011, where she was director, Market and Consumer Research until 2012 when she became vice president, Market Research.
At PMI, she is known for being incredibly proactive on inclusion and diversity (I&D)—she is a coach and mentor to other women,
Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Rachel has been working as the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Maersk since 2014. With over 16 years of experience in Diversity and Inclusion, Rachel has worked in the UK, South Africa and Denmark. She has worked for BT as Global Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Barclays Capital as the Head of Diversity for EMEA and at Standard Bank as the Global Head of Organisational Culture.
Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Talita is Chief D&I, Legal & Compliance Officer for the Barilla Group.
From 2018 to mid-2021, she also held the business position of President for the Barilla Restaurants division.
Before joining Barilla in 2012, she had several in-house counsel positions during her 10-year tenure at Kraft, both in Brazil and the United States.
Widely regarded as a subject matter expert on workplace diversity & inclusion, unconscious bias and inclusive leadership, Dan Robertson is the Director of Vercida Consulting.
Dan has a particular expertise in the science and application of unconscious bias, leadership decision-making and behavioural economics. He spends his days supporting executives to turn diversity theory into meaningful actions.
VP, EMEA Go To Market Operations
Noah leads Google Go To Market Operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, helping the sales teams bring the best of Google to businesses across the region.
He joined Google in 2007 and has worked across a number of areas of the business. He led the integration of DoubleClick into Google post acquisition,
Senior Vice President, Head of Equity & Inclusion, International
Asif is the Senior Vice President at WarnerMedia for Equity and Inclusion, International, he was previously the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion 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.
Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion
Raashi is the Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion at Ubisoft, where she is able to combine her passion for people, culture and entertainment to help foster a more inclusive environment within the gaming industry . She joined the company in February 2021.
Diversity and inclusion have been center stage in Raashi’s life from even before she can recall.
Global LGBTQ+ Leader, Diversity & Inclusion
Ella Slade (they/them) is IBM’s Global LGBTQ+ Leader, leading volunteers globally to ensure all LGBTQ+ IBM employees can thrive both personally and professionally. Outside of work, Ella is on the England Hockey DEI Advisory Group and a trustee of UK based social impact charity Mission Beyond.
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 DE&I Enterprise CRGs Engagement Lead
Alvine is Enterprise Colleague Resource Group (CRG) Engagement Lead for the global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) team at Pfizer. She previously led the execution of the Pfizer’s D&I global strategy at the European level.
She advises leaders and colleagues and other key stakeholders on the business benefits (financial and non-financial) of Diversity (visible,
Chief Diversity, Culture & Employee Experience Officer
Raj joined Sanofi in December 2020 heading up Diversity, Equity + Inclusion, Culture and Employee Experience. Raj is determined to make an impact in the workplace, nurturing a culture that thrives on a diverse workforce at every level of the organisation, ensuring that under representation is systemically addressed, that all Sanofians feel included, engaged and proud to belong.
Senior Global Director, Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Cecilia is a product designer, marketing- and business strategist whose career reflects her passion for connecting people and innovation for impact. For nearly two decades she has held various roles at the LEGO Group and played a strong part of the LEGO turnaround to becoming the world’s most powerful global brand and the most reputable global company in CSR**.