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Jennifer Thomas

Global Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion,

Race Leadership Team

Jennifer Thomas is a prominent diversity & inclusion and communications specialist with over 25 years combined experience in leading external and internal communications as well as introducing and developing equity, diversity and inclusion strategies within various organisations.

She is currently the Global Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI), leading the EDI strategy and agenda for LSEG. Jennifer was previously the Head of Communications for the Data & Analytics division of LSEG and prior to that she consulted at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to lead the next phase of their global diversity and inclusion strategy. She is also the Senior Independent Director for England Netball and UK Athletics.

Previous roles include Director of Internal Communications, Experience & Sustainability and Director of Financial Communications at Direct Line Group.

She also had a former career as a 400m runner and hurdler for England.

About BITC’s Race Equality Leadership Team

Each area of work BITC undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of BITC’s Race Equality Leadership Team is to support employers to help break down the barriers that prevent the progression of ethnic minorities in their workplaces and show how an inclusive organisation better serves its customers, clients and communities.

Find out more about BITC’s work on race equality