Culture: Linking Diversity & Inclusion
to Health, Safety & Wellbeing
Exclusively Inclusive: Engaging the Majority to Build Effective Allies as a Force for Good
Maintaining Network Group Momentum: Establishing a Brand within the Business
Panel Discussions & Keynotes
D&I Leadership Panel
State of the Union
Hear insights on embedding diversity and inclusion at leadership level, what current initiatives are working and where can we improve, the need for encouraging a more diverse workforce, what role engineering institutions play in the mix, what role can corporates play internally and with their supply chain . What is the current industry baseline?
Making the invisible, visible
How do we raise awareness of under-represented groups and how can allies be created for these groups? Hear about experiences of LGBT+, women and BME communities and what can be done to improve their visibility, as well as the impact of mental health and wellbeing awareness programmes.
Intersectionality & Positive Action
Good practice from other sectors
Hear some stories about positive examples of where intersectionality has been a focus for corporate D&I strategy. Hear about good examples of success, finding focus and positive action.
Chief Executive, Siemens
Juergen Maier is the current Chief Executive Officer for Siemens UK. Before rising to the position of CEO, he held numerous senior positions within the company, including Industry Sector Lead for the UK and Ireland.
Early in his career, Maier was worried that his sexual orientation might affect his career opportunities, and remained secretive. In recent years, he has opened up about his struggles as a gay man and now speaks out against homophobia in the workplace.
Dr Mark McBride-Wright
Founder & Managing Director, EqualEngineers
Executive Sponsor D&I, Head of Legal, Siemens plc
Association for BME Engineers