Roianne Nedd: The Trusted Black Girl

In this episode I’m speaking with Roianne Nedd. Roianne is the Head of Programmes & Research at OUTstanding & EMpower, an Amplifier of women’s voices and the author of The Cracked Cocoon. I met Roianne at the annual event for EMpower’s List of the 100 most influential Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Leaders. We spoke about so many things that …

Olivier Vidal: Fair Hiring, Diversity & Inclusion

In this episode I’m speaking with Olivier Vidal, Olivier runs the Fair Hiring Project, he is a veteran of the recruitment industry and describes himself as an Entrepreneurial Socialist. Olivier and I met a number of months back as part of his attempts to have “a meaningful impact on the inclusion of diversity in corporate hiring & talent management”. Olivier …

Antoinette Boateng: Why Authenticity Matters for Diversity & Inclusion

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 …

Huw Evans: Diversity in Insurance: Front and Centre

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 …

Rose St Louis: Managing an Inclusive Journey

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. …

Ajay Mistry: Networks, Collaboration & The Future

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 …

Gamiel Yafai: Demystifying Diversity Part 2

This is the second 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 that he could …

Gamiel Yafai: Demystifying Diversity 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 …

Dr Richard Norrie: Understanding the Two Sides of Diversity

In this episode I am speaking with Dr Richard Norrie. Richard is a researcher at leading independent think tank Policy Exchange and the author of the “Two Sides of Diversity” report and the co-author of the influential “Bittersweet Success” report Richard investigates immigration, integration and demography in society, these are topical subjects and I was excited to speak with him …

Melanie Richards: How a Happy Coincidence helped the 30 Per Cent Club to change the Diversity Conversation in the UK

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 …