Chief Marketing Officer, TSB Bank
Personal: @petermarkey Business: @TSB
Pete Markey is Chief Marketing Officer for TSB where he is responsible for brand, marketing, customer communications and digital sales. Pete has held senior leadership roles at Aviva, the Post Office, RSA and MORE TH>N with his early career at Onetel, the AA and British Gas. As well as running marketing, Pete is also the Executive Sponsor for the TSB LGBT+ Network. Under his stewardship it has increased five-fold to over 450 members in two years and LGBT+ colleague engagement improved by 10 percentage points in a year. He has achieved this through a vision that everyone should feel 100% confident to bring their true selves to work every day. Pete has been awarded four prestigious Marketer of the Year awards and is a Fellow of the Marketing Society and the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In 2019, Pete was awarded the Diversity Ally Award at the European Diversity Awards. Pete is a mentor for The Marketing Academy, OUTstanding and Solent University.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Société Générale
Personal: @DionyLebot Business: @SocieteGenerale
Diony Lebot, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Société Générale and a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, has had an outstanding career in the investment banking world, spanning over 30 years across EMEA and the Americas. As the Global Executive Sponsor for all the Pride and Allies networks (2019), she supports the initiatives created for the Bank’s employees and vocally highlights her commitment via social media. Notably, her seniority, authenticity and passion has played a key part in helping to foster such a diverse and inclusive environment for all identities, particularly those who fall under the LGBTQI category
Chief Executive Officer, Heathrow Airport
John Holland-Kaye became Chief Executive Officer of Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd in July 2014. His previous roles at Heathrow include delivering the new Terminal two, which opened successfully in June 2014, growing commercial income and improving passenger experience. Heathrow is now rated by passengers as the best airport in Western Europe and one of the top 10 airports worldwide.
John’s focus as CEO is on making Heathrow a great place to work, transforming passenger experience and building strong relationships with local communities. Prior to joining Heathrow, John worked in housebuilding in the United Kingdom and the US, with Taylor Wimpey, and in brewing and leisure retail in the UK with Bass plc. His early experience was as a strategy consultant advising leisure and FMCG companies in the UK, US, Australia and the Philippines. John has made it clear where he stands in regards to LGBTQI representation and advocacy with Heathrow’s Welcome Campaign featuring LGBTQI members of staff working at the airport.
Senior Director of Global Inclusion, Viacom
Personal: @winciek - Business: @ViacomCBS
Wincie Knight is Director of Global Inclusion Strategies at Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), reporting to Marva Smalls, EVP, Global Head of Inclusion Strategies. Fiercely passionate about the notion of diversity being less about filling quotas and more about creating a sense of belonging, Wincie works collaboratively with all of VIMN’s Employee Resource Groups in offices in London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Madrid, Milan and Warsaw. Under her strategic guidance, ERGs empower all employees to have a voice as they develop initiatives that positively impact the business and build a sense of community. She played a key role in launching ViaYou…Getting To Know You, an employee survey focused on better understanding workforce demographics, and organised Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Leadership learning opportunities. As the person responsible for creating a company culture of belonging across Viacom, Wincie Knight uses her expertise to establish and maintain a truly diverse workplace. Wincie’s commitment was recognised in 2019 by the British LGBT Awards
Senior Partner, Oliver Wyman
Rebecca Emerson is a Senior Partner at Oliver Wyman. Her recent client work includes advising banks and market infrastructure players on wholesale risk management and treasury topics. Rebecca is committed to making Oliver Wyman stand out in the UK consulting market by ensuring it leads on important emerging themes across its client sectors, particularly the transformative power of digital. She also plays an active role in Oliver Wyman’s Social Impact programme, personally supporting the company’s work with refugees. As a female leader in a male-dominated industry, Rebecca is keen to continue encouraging more diversity within Oliver Wyman, and the management consultancy sector as a whole. She was named a top 50 OUTstanding LGBT+ ally executive by the Financial Times and is a local champion of Oliver Wymans LGBT+ and Allies network, GLOW. Rebecca has been an unswerving champion for LGBTQI inclusion within Oliver Wyman, helping to challenge social and professional attitudes to gender and sexuality