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 OBE, Race Equality Director if you are interested in joining the Race Leadership Team.
Jonathan Harman
Managing Director, Royal Mail MarketReach
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Head of People, Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Colonel Steve Davies
Assistant Head Employment , British Army
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Partner, Transaction Services
Graham Hughes
Group Director Distribution, Nationwide
Richard Iferenta
Partner, KPMG
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Head of M&A and Commercial Finance, Downstream, Shell UK
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Managing Director, UK Analyst Consulting Group, Accenture
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Vice President of Finance for Europe, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
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Chief Customer and Innovation Officer, Santander UK
Mark Summerfield
Director of Human Resources, CPS
Carmen Watson, chairperson of Pertemps
Chair and Managing Director, Pertemps Ltd
Independent Advisor