Thursday, 26th October 2017
Central London






Agenda



10:00 - 10:30
Registration and Welcome Coffee
10:30 - 10:35
Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Clive Myrie, Presenter, BBC
10:35 - 10:45
Keynote Speaker
10:45 - 11:05
Case Study: EY Case Study on Diversity

Sanjay Bhandari, Partner, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, EY
11:05 - 11:25
Presentation: Integration

Sunder Katwala, Director, British Future
11:25 - 11:45
Morning Refreshment Break
11:45 - 12:05
Presentation: Gender Equality – The business case

Pauline Miller, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Lloyd’s of London
12:05 - 12:25
Panel: Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans Community

Anjeli Patel, Consultant, EY, People Advisory Services
Geoffrey Williams, Director, Regional Head Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA, Thomson Reuters
12:25 - 12:45
Presentation: The Role of Leadership

Lt Colonel Lucy Giles RLC, Commander New College, The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 14:05
Presentation: My Journey

Professor Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Senior Advisor to the Vice Chancellor, University of East London
14:05 - 14:25
Presentation: Embracing Diversity in the Workplace

Rez Hassan, Vice President of Sales, Mars Chocolate UK
Wasim Khan MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Leicestershire Country Cricket Club
14:25 - 14:45
Afternoon Refreshment Break
14:45 - 15:05
Panel: Diversity and inclusion in the boardroom

Rimla Akhtar, Managing Partner, RimJhim Consulting
Bal Samra, Commercial Director, BBC
Kenneth Olisa OBE , Founder and Chairman, Restoration Partners
15:05 - 15:20
Conclusion: Why diversity makes commercial sense and leveraging diversity for business growth

Ravi Chand, Director, Workforce Management & Planning, HM Revenue & Customs
15:20 - 15:40
Keynote Speaker

Richard Taylor OBE, Founder, The Damilola Taylor Trust
15:40 - 15:50
Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Clive Myrie, Presenter, BBC