Simon is an I&D leader with over 10 years’ experience in creating and directing inclusion work both in the UK and globally. He is now supporting Included clients as a consultant.
He is passionate about helping organisations to become more inclusive. He worked in house at Barclays plc (2010-2015), as their Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion and at the Bank of England (2015-2018), as their first ever Head of Inclusion. Most recently at GSK (2018-2021) supporting them as Consultant Head of Modern Employer.
In each of these roles he has worked at the most senior levels with CEOs, Boards & HRDs as well as with colleagues at all levels to co-create and implement strategies across the organisations to drive lasting positive change. This has included developing and designing programmes, policies and processes including: inclusive leadership; flexible working; sponsorship and mentoring.
Simon is chair at an LGBTQ+ mental health charity, MindOUT.