Active Members

Found 23 members
Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Pride in London/Quadrangle Research Group
Job title / role: Co-chair/ Deputy Chairman
Industry: Professional Services
Biography:

A consultant by day and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Alison spends her free time volunteering for Pride in London as its Co-Chair, leading the team that delivers the UK's biggest LGBTQ+ event and winning awards for marketing campaigns like #nofilter

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Research, insight, LGBTQ+ event planning

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: London Business School
Job title / role: MBA candidate
Industry: Education
Biography:

Former Chief of Staff to the President of US-based NGO Council of the Americas.

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Networking opportunities and ways to work together to support visibility in our community

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: JP Morgan
Job title / role: Program Delivery manager
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Amanda Walker works for JP Morgan in London as a Program Delivery Manager within Markets Technology. She has previously worked at Blackrock, Citi, Merrill Lynch, Deutsche and in the neuroscience, urban traffic control and space industries.
Amanda is founder and co-chair of the firm’s Global Transgender Working Group and a transgender representative on the LGBT+ Executive Council. She was previously co-chair of the EMEA PRIDE Business Resource Group. In each of the last two years she appeared in the OutStanding LGBT Future Leaders Top 50 list. She lives in London with her dog Scrappy. She likes to spend time with her three children, play football, learn dance and eat fish.

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Location:
US
Organisation: Save the Date
Job title / role: Director of Events
Industry: Professional Services
Biography:

Anna is an event planner and producer specializing in non-profit and LGBTQ+ organizations. Previously the Director of Events at NYC's LGBT Community Center, Anna started her career at San Francisco's Breast Cancer Fund, touring with Lilith Fair, before founding her own staffing agency. Her 20+ year career as an events and gala producer has helped raise over $50m for organizations such as LPAC, LBTQWomen and the Ms Foundation

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Event production in NYC or worldwide

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Disney
Job title / role: Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA
Industry: Creative
Biography:

As Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Claire influences content, talent, and culture by managing the implementation of the D&I strategy in all lines of business and functions across the region. She empowers colleagues to foster an inclusive business culture where ideas and decisions from all people are valued and help The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) innovate, tell the best stories, and stay relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Claire joined the Walt Disney International team in 2018, managing the localization of TWDC’s global D&I strategy in forty-five markets Disney operates in around the globe.

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Contact email: claire.c.brody@disney.com
Contact phone: 07562951031
Location:
Midlands, UK
Organisation: Mercer
Job title / role: Principal, Head of UK Fiduciary Content and Delivery
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Claire is a senior consultant within Mercer’s Fiduciary Management Business. She leads the UK D&I Champions, sits of the UK D&I Advisory Group and is Global Co-Chair of the Mercer LGBTA BRG.

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Diversity and Inclusion, flexible working, volunteering, schools, panel member/speaker

Location:
Midlands, UK
Organisation: Barclays
Job title / role: Head of UK Corporate
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Working in the payments industry, I’m an advocate for future technology. I’m passionate about LGBT equality and I’m the Deputy chair for Barclays Spectrum.

Location:
US
Organisation: Curran & Connors
Job title / role: Senior Account Executive
Industry: Creative
Biography:

I have over 12 years’ experience as a marketing executive, working with companies on creative communication campaigns. I was formally the Vice President and Founder of Global Point USA and was also a manager and agent in the music industry from 1999 to 2012, during which time I won several gold discs.

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Advice, questions, friendship

Location:
Midlands, UK
Organisation: PwC
Job title / role: Business Development Manager
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Business Development Manager of PwC Midlands Private Business Practice, co- founder of the Alliance Network, PwC GLEE Ambassador and Diversity Role Model.

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LB Mentor, Speaking, Panel participation

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: GoodOrdering
Job title / role: Owner
Industry: Professional Services
Biography:

Jacqui Ma is a trend forecaster, business owner, parent and product designer. She has worked for PUMA, Debenhams, consulted to Amazon Fashion, spoken at leading tradeshows. Lectures at London College of Communication and University for the Creative Arts in the UK.

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LB Mentor, Speaking, Panel participation

Location:
US
Organisation: Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC)
Job title / role: Founder, President & CEO, Jennifer Brown Consulting; Author, Inclusion: Diversity, the New Workplace & the Will to Change
Industry: Professional Services
Biography:

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. She is the founder, president and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm that coaches business leaders worldwide on critical issues of talent and workplace strategy. Brown is a passionate advocate for social equality who helps businesses foster healthier, more productive workplace cultures. Her book Inclusion: Diversity, the New Workplace & the Will to Change inspires leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents and empower advocates to drive change that resonates in today’s world.

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Keynotes, Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, Coaching, Networking

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: JLL
Job title / role: Senior Surveyor and Co-Chair Building Pride
Industry: Real Estate
Biography:

Kelly delivers strategic leasing and marketing advice for a £2bn industrial investment fund. As co-chair of JLL’s LGBTA network, Building Pride she is passionate about making property more inclusive and has worked with clients to develop their D&I strategy. Kelly is also a personal development coach in her spare time.

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Mentoring, public speaking, coaching and if you need a goal keeper!

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Sh!
Job title / role: Founder & Chief Liberator
Industry: Retail
Biography:

Described as ‘a true pioneer’ (Observer Magazine), Ky founded the UK’s first store dedicated to female pleasure in 1992, on just £700. She leads her team in ensuring her multi award-winning company is a safe, trusted space in which every woman can explore her sexuality, free from myths and social constrains, whilst building Sh! into a global sexual wellbeing brand

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Panel participation, board membership

Location:
US
Organisation: J O Hambro Capital Management, New York City
Job title / role: Senior Fund Manager & Head of Credit
Industry: Financial
Biography:

Responsible for credit investments at J O Hambro Capital Management. I previously ran a number of investment teams at Goldman Sachs Asset Management where I worked for 17 years.

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Mentoring, Public speaking, Panel Participation

Location:
US
Organisation: Event Production
Job title / role: Event Producer
Industry: Professional Services
Biography:

Liz Hatton is recognized as an event production specialist with over 15 years experience in the industry​. Originally hailing from the UK she now resides in NYC. Expert in developing and managing exceptionally produced event programs & experiences for lifestyle, corporate, media & entertainment brands across the US, EMEA and Asia.

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Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Job title / role: VP - Senior Business Events Manager
Industry: Financial
Biography:

An experienced Event Manager with years of experience in fast paced, multi-functional, global businesses. Passions include (in no particular order!) art, reading, music, fashion travel, food, TV & film.

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Event organisation guidance

Location:
US
Organisation: Freelance
Job title / role: Entrepreneur
Industry: Creative
Biography:

Highly accomplished entrepreneurial-minded executive with a track record of success in the global entertainment and finance sectors. After founding the largest talent agency in Singapore (whose actors are currently featured in Crazy Rich Asians) she led investment teams at Standard Chartered Bank, where she also served as Co-Chair of the LGBT Network

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Discussion about the creative or financial industries

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: JLL
Job title / role: Global Marketing Director - HR & Sustainability
Industry: Financial
Biography:

With 20+ years’ experience in Professional Services Marketing Misa is now responsible for JLL’s Marketing strategy for its HR and sustainability business units across the world. She is a trustee of performance art charity Home Live Art and Eastside Young Leaders Academy, an educational charity focussed on improving opportunities for BAME young people.

Location:
US
Organisation: The Mixx & Titanium Worldwide
Job title / role: CEO & Founder
Industry: Creative
Biography:

30-year marketing veteran, and fearless leader and visionary of The Mixx & Titanium Worldwide.
Robyn is a recognized figure in the LGBT community, recently featured in Out Magazine’s 2016’s most influential OUT 100 people in the United States and is a co-founder of the NGLCC NY.

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Networking opportunities, Public Speaking, Mentoring, LGBTQ+ audiences insights & campaigns

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: HomeServe Plc
Job title / role: Group Strategy Director
Industry: Technology
Biography:

My expertise, over the last 20 years has been to solve business problems that matter the most. My approach is one of curiosity and conviction. I always seek to understand, engage and embrace the challenge. I inject energy and colour into my work and offer alternative angles and viewpoints to find the right business solutions.
Based in London. A strategist, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Change Management Practitioner (APMG), Certified Scrum Master, Business Architect (BCS), Project & Programme Manager (Prince 2, PMP PMI, MSP), CIPD Post Grad Cert in Organisational Design.
LGBT+, Diversity and Inclusion Network Chair. Ranked 90 in the "OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Executives List" 2019

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LGBT+ Parenting, Divorce, Families, Careers, Mentoring, Growing an LGBT+ Network, Strategy.

Contact email: thesamgrierson@gmail.com
Contact phone: 07787 536112
Location:
US
Organisation: Freelance
Job title / role: Writer, Consultant, Activist
Industry: Creative
Biography:

An active LBGT+ advocate and community mentor, Samara uses writing as both a means of therapeutic self expression and a channel for education and activism. Having spent 8 years as an executive business leader, she changed tracks in 2017 to focus on humanitarian, environmental and social issues.

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Insights, mentoring, publishing interest, speaking, panel participation, collaborations, business advice, networking

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Norwegian Airlines UK
Job title / role: Commercial Airline Pilot B787
Industry: Other
Biography:

After completing a Masters degree in Physics with Astrophysics at Manchester University, becoming a bodyguard to finance her training, Tess is now a Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial airline pilot (additionally rated on Airbus A320 jets). Having experienced sexism, racism and homophobia, she is now a spokeswoman for equality and gender balance within the aviation industry and a passionate advocate for women in STEM. In 2017, she was selected from over 3,500 applicants to participate in real astronaut selection, as part of an educational BBC documentary series.

Location:
London, UK
Organisation: Mental Health First Aid England
Job title / role: Commercial Manager
Industry: Healthcare
Biography:

Zoe is the workplace wellbeing lead for MHFA England in the Elite Sport, Technology and Media sectors. Outside of work Zoe is also a keen boxer and ex Premiership Rugby Player. She runs the LBTQWomen Instagram account in her spare time.

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LBTQWomen Instagram, Workplace Mental Health Consultancy & Training and Networking