Director, Delta Alpha Psi and Academic Adviser
The Parker Review
Doyin, a Chartered Organisational Psychologist, is one of the UK’s foremost experts on organisational development, diversity, intersectionality and leadership. Doyin is a scholar practitioner, a regular media contributor, and multi-award winner in recognition of her innovative methodologies for working with difference in organisations. Doyin is Director of Delta Alpha Psi, a niche leadership and inclusion consultancy and in June this year was also appointed Dean of the Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University.
Chief Executive Officer and Board Advisor
The Austen Bronte Consultancy
Funke is a performance driven, C-suite leader and healthcare executive with twenty years’ professional experience. Most notably, she has worked as a senior, C-suite leader for Roche, the world’s largest biotech company.
A passionate and committed strategic and operational business leader, Funke leads by example and firmly believes in putting people at the heart of decision-making,
Global Ambassador, Women Who Code and Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Listed as one of the UK’s Top Most Influential Women in Tech & an international multi-award winner for her services to Diversity & Inclusion in industry, Sheree (@nirushika) is an experienced Head of Diversity and Inclusion; Board-Appointed Global Ambassador, Women Who Code; Contributor, Forbes.
Sheree is a global Diversity & Inclusion leader, having worked in many regions providing leadership and training to C-suite/Executive leadership to develop fully formed focused diversity and inclusion strategies.
Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
With a wealth of experience in helping to increase diversity in media, Priscilla is responsible for driving the FT’s Global Diversity & Inclusion strategy. Prior to joining the FT she oversaw ITN’s diversity and inclusion strategy and pioneered their work around the Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap. Before that Priscilla spent five years at Channel 4 where she spearheaded 4talent and won the Deputy Prime Minister’s Excellence Award for playing a pioneering role in tackling social mobility.
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, HR and recruitment leaders. Since then, Mark and the team have established an annual programme of 6 summits attracting more than 1000 attendees,
Group Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Jackie recently joined BT to lead the Diversity & Inclusion agenda across the organisation. In this role, she is driving BT’s ambition to create an inclusive environment that brings people with different perspectives, skills and experience into the business so everyone can flourish and be their best. Prior to joining BT, Jackie held roles in a range of sectors including Director of Diversity &
Business Psychologist, Author, Senior Partner and co-founder
Professor Binna Kandola is a Business Psychologist, Author, Senior Partner and co-founder of Pearn Kandola, where in the last thirty years, he has worked on a wide variety of projects for public and private sector clients both in the UK and overseas.
As well as leading the practice, Binna is particularly interested in the study of gender bias and unconscious bias in organisations.
former Head of Diversity & Inclusion, HSBC and CEO and founder
Fiona is a qualified diversity and inclusion leader and D&I company award winner with over 15 years’ experience of leading and growing the global diversity & inclusion agenda for one of the largest banking and finance service organisations in the world, including leading the UK as the Head of Diversity and Inclusion.
Fiona is passionate about people and inclusion and works tirelessly for the implementation of a holistic strategic approach which underpins all aspects of people decisions in business.
Non-Executive Director, City & Guilds Group and CEO
Frank Douglas was the Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director for Misys, a global technology company. He worked for a CEO who was considered one of the top 10 international technology turnaround executives. He was part of the executive team that took the business private. Prior to that role, he was the Group HR Director for Transport for London/TfL.
former Group Talent Manager, Royal Mail Group and Founder
BAME to Boardroom
Louisa worked in a large corporate organisation for 17 years where she had the opportunity to grow a rewarding career in a variety of amazing HR roles, having started in operations management.
Whilst she had a great career across various HR roles, her true passion came when she had the opportunity to make a difference in the Diversity and Inclusion space.
Race Equality Director
Business in the Community
Sandra is the National Campaign Director for Business in the Community’s Race Equality campaign, a business led network of organisations from the private and public sector working and committed to race equality as part of their good business practice. Sandra works together with the Business in the Community Race Equality board to set the agenda for race diversity in the UK as a business imperative.
Chief People Officer and Diversity & Belonging Sponsor
Mira is Chief People Officer and Diversity & Belonging Sponsor at JUST EAT. Most recently she was International People Director supporting Just Eat through its growth and multiple global acquisitions. Prior to joining the business, Mira was an Independent Consultant having spent six years leading employee transformation programmes and teams at Capgemini. Mira has extensive experience leading people,
Head of Embedding Culture Change
Department for Education
Rob was born in Paddington, London and grew up in the London Borough of Brent. He joined the Ministry of Justice [then Lord Chancellors Department] in Oct 1983 – starting at Willesden County Court in North London.
Rob progressed to Deputy Court Manager before joining the South Eastern Circuit I.T. Team. In 1998 Rob landed his dream job with Corporate HR as a Development Trainer.
Founder and CEO
Black Young Professionals Network (BYP Network)
Kike Oniwinde, is a BSc graduate of The University of Nottingham, University of Florida MSc scholar, and an ex-Great Britain javelin thrower. After graduating with her Masters in Management, she worked in Business Development at a fast-growing financial technology start-up firm for two years. She’d previously worked at the likes of Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and CitiBank,
Principal Leader, Head of Clinical Pharmacology - Oncology
Alex leads the clinical pharmacology group in Oncology at Roche. This team is responsible for getting the dose of a medicine correct for patients. He is lucky to work with outstanding scientists, physicians and mathematicians to try and turn state of the art knowledge into new medicines for patients who need them.
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Asif is Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Adidas. He was formerly the Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at The Telegraph Media Group and previously led D&I initiatives for EY Financial Services and the City of London Police. He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets,
Presenter and Award-Winning Author
June has enjoyed a 20‐year career, in which she has become one of the most recognisable faces of British television. June began her career at Kiss 100 and later became a presenter for MTV UK & Ireland. It was when she started on Channel 4’s T4 that she became a household name. June hosted 2005’s Make Poverty History event and presented at the UK leg of Live Earth in 2007.
Head of Inclusion
British Film Institute (BFI)
As Head of Inclusion at the BFI Jennifer is responsible for leading on inclusion across all BFI activity identified in the BFI2022 five year strategy. This includes continuing the work of the internationally recognised BFI Diversity Standards as well as building and implementing new strategic partnerships and programmes, policy areas and funding streams and leading the BFI’s Screen Advisory Groups.
Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Lauren von Stackelberg is an entrepreneurial inclusion and diversity leader, founder and charity board chair with experience in technology, travel and finance across 13 countries. Currently Expedia Group’s first Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity focusing on employees, partners, customers and communities, and Co-Founder of collaborative intra-industry network, CEO Action Inclusive Travel Sub-Group. Prior to joining Tech,