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Inclusive Hiring: From Awareness to Action

The evidence is clear; inclusive hiring is a powerful tool for elevating your organisation's DEI efforts and implementing an inclusive selection process. So where do you start?
At this forum, you'll hear from our expert panel who have embraced inclusive hiring - the challenges they've faced, the practical steps they've taken and the incredible case study data they now have that demonstrates the phenomenal impact of inclusive hiring.

Date: Tuesday 11th June 2024

Time: 11am - 12pm

Join us to:

Hear from organisations who have significantly moved the dial on diversity of hire

Learn where hidden barriers and biases lie, and how to overcome them

Have the opportunity to pose your questions to the expert panel

Understand the importance of evidence-based selection and how to implement it

Become part of the growing community of inclusive hiring pioneers.


Kate Headley, Director at the Clear Company

As a fully qualified HR professional, Kate has spent over 20 years specialising in recruitment and diversity. She is well known in the industry for her unwavering passion and expertise, helping to engage audiences of the benefits of being diversity-confident. Internally,  she is the executive sponsor of the Clear Company’s Inclusive Hiring programme.

Alongside her role at the Clear Company, Kate is a founder partner of The Government’s Disability Confident Scheme and founder and Chair of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI).  Kate is the current Disability & Access Ambassador for the Recruitment Industry, appointed by Cabinet Office in January 2022.

Mark Lomas

Mark Lomas, Head of Culture at Lloyd's of London

Mark is an executive committee member of RIDI, has been awarded fellowship status from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and is a published author on the topic of Equality and Diversity.

After an award-winning career at HS2 as Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion starting in 2016, Mark moved to his current position at Lloyd’s in 2022. He has led Lloyd’s to Gold standard on the Clear Assured Accreditation framework, to Disability Confident Leader status and won awards for Lloyd’s diversity focussed leadership and mentoring programmes. Under Mark’s leadership, the international Diversity Festival, Dive In has evolved and now includes an outreach and reverse mentoring programme, engaging over 35,000 people with participants from 84 countries globally.

Most recently, Mark won the VERCIDA Inclusive Initiative of the year award for his work on the research into Lloyd’s history with Trans-Atlantic slavery and Inclusive Futures, Lloyd’s response.

Faye Kennedy, Head of Talent Acquisition, International at Markel

Faye is Markel International’s Head of Talent Acquisition and is responsible for the operational oversight and strategic development of all recruitment activity across the UK, Europe, APAC and Canada. She is a seasoned professional in the field of Talent Acquisition, specialising in insurance with over 20 years of experience.

During  her 7-year tenure at Markel, Faye has been instrumental in building diverse and inclusive workforces by integrating Diversity & Inclusion best practices into every aspect of talent acquisition. She firmly believes that a diverse team fosters innovation and drives business success.



Pauline Miller, Chief Equity Officer, EMEA at Dentsu

Pauline Miller is the Chief Equity Officer for Dentsu, and the former Head of Talent Development and Inclusion at Lloyds of London. An HR expert for over 20 years, Pauline has enjoyed a successful career-enhancing the diversity in corporate settings, helping minorities achieve deserved positions they may have struggled to attain in the past. 

Pauline volunteers as an advisory board member for the United Nations Foundation Girl Up, an organisation which strives for gender equality with causes across the world. She also created the Dive In scheme at Lloyds, a three-day festival that focuses on diversity and inclusion in the industry which has had a global audience of over 9,000 attendees.

Rachel Billington, Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I), Europe & India at AECOM

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