How Nielsen Creates An Inclusive Culture Using Employee Resource Groups [Interview with Portia McCahill & Petra Tileschova]

Today I’m speaking with Portia McCahill and Petra Tileschova from Media Research Company Nielsen. I met Portia and Petra a months back at the launch of their employee resource group MOSAIC which is an acronym for Multinational Organisation Supporting an Inclusive Culture. From the moment I entered the building I noticed a vibrant culture that very much appeared to be …

Why Authenticity Truly Matters When Creating An Inclusive Workplace [Interview with Antoinette Boateng]

In this episode I’m speaking with Antoinette Boateng. Antoinette is a Global Inclusion Specialist and a 15-year veteran of the “people” space. Antoinette’s experience includes Talent Management, Engagement & Policy. Antoinette has been responsible for not only starting a number of resource groups but she’s also had to manage and influence multiple resource groups, their sponsors and the people who …

Why The Insurance Industry Has Put Diversity & Inclusion Front And Centre [Interview with Huw Evans]

This is the third and final part of a special three part series based around the launch of ICAN, the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network. This is a group that promotes multicultural inclusion and progression within the insurance sector. Today I’m speaking with Huw Evans, Huw is the Director General of the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Huw has a background …

How Your Inclusive Journey Can Boost Your Career [Interview with Rose St Louis]

This is the second of a special three part series based around the launch of ICAN, the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network. This is a group that promotes multicultural inclusion and progression within the insurance sector. Today I’m speaking with Rose St Louis, Rose is Head of Partnership Development at Zurich Insurance UK where she also chairs their Women’s’ Innovation Network. …

How Staff Networks Create Value Through Inclusive Collaboration [Interview with Ajay Mistry]

This is the first of a special three part series based around the launch of ICAN, the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network. This is a group that promotes multicultural inclusion and progression within the insurance sector. Today I’m speaking with Ajay Mistry, Ajay is the CoFounder of ICAN and Chair of the Multicultural Network at AON UK. Ajay was recently recognised …

Demystifying Diversity: A Simple Guide To Inclusion [Interview with Gamiel Yafai] Part 1

This is the first part of a special two part show where I speak with Gamiel Yafai. Gamiel is a 17-year veteran of the Diversity and Inclusion industry and the author of two books: Yemen Proud and Demystifying Diversity. Gamiel is an award winning Diversity & Inclusion Strategist with a wealth of knowledge, I thoroughly enjoyed speaking with him so …

The 30 Per Cent Club: How It Transformed Diversity & Inclusion in the UK Forever [Interview with Melanie Richards]

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking with Melanie Richards. Melanie is the Vice Chair and Partner at KPMG in the UK and a Founder Member of the 30 Per Cent Club Steering Committee. Melanie has been described as one of the most prominent activists for gender equality in UK business, so I was thrilled to speak with her so that …

The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You

In February 2017 I completed my PhD at the London School of Economics. The defining characteristic of a PhD is to make a contribution to knowledge. You have to create something new, add something important to human understanding. In my PhD I made theoretical and practical contributions that are useful to organisations like yours. I created this podcast to make …