Race Leadership Team

Members of the Race Leadership Team provide business leadership by building the movement of companies committed to improving their impact on responsible employment practice through engagement with Business in the Community.
The Team provide strategic direction and pro-actively address specific campaign priorities such as Leadership, Progression, Recruitment and closer working with the government by identifying opportunities and suggesting ideas to increase engagement and commitment to the agenda. They assist the Race Equality campaign in becoming an effective voice of business by being aware of the challenges that business leaders face and offer ideas and actions to provide solutions.
Key priorities
  • To provide forums for CEOs and other business leaders to define the business agenda and strategic direction on campaigning on race at work
  • To accelerate the pace of change with a particular focus on race diversity within their own organisations
  • To reach out to members and beyond with new insight, knowledge and tools
  • To drive recruitment of new partners through leveraging supply chain relationships and other professional partnerships 
  • To ensure there is a coherent working together of the Business in the Community workplace campaigns
Please contact Sandra Kerr CBE  Race Equality Director if you are interested in joining the Race Leadership Team.
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Partner, PwC
Kevin Cunnington
Director General of GDS and Head of Function for the Digital, Data and Technology Profession, Cabinet Office
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Vice President/General Manager of North East England, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Richard Iferenta
Partner, KPMG
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Head of M&A and Commercial Finance, Downstream, Shell UK
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Director of Campaigns and Public Policy, Nationwide
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Head of Transformation, Santander
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Managing Director, UK Analyst Consulting Group, Accenture
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Assistant Head Workforce Policy, British Army
Mark Summerfield
Director of Human Resources, CPS
Carmen Watson, chairperson of Pertemps
Chair and Managing Director, Pertemps Ltd
Independent Advisor