Inclusioneers Conference 2023

Thank you to everyone that joined us for this year’s conference. 


We had a fantastic day delivering expert inclusion best practices, top tips and insight for HR leaders and I&D enthusiasts.

Focused on the latest Inclusion and Diversity topics, this in-person event was a chance to share experiences and learn about best practices.

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The day included a selection of panels, talks and roundtable discussions on key topics, including:

  • Progress and impact with an effective inclusion strategy – Guest speakers (Greene King, The Third Culture, Oxford CC and Chelsea FC)
  • Accelerating I&D with tech – Guest speaker (Drop the Mask Productions)
  • What’s next for progress in racial equity in our workplaces?
  • The future of flexible and hybrid working – Guest speaker (Emerald Publishing)
  • Inclusion in recruitment
  • Engaging your staff networks – Guest speakers (Teach First)

You can download the itinerary for in-depth session details to see what happened.

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2023 Inclusioneers Conference Speakers

This year we were pleased to have had the following speakers. A great selection of equality, diversity and inclusion specialists who shared proven strategies and insights to help make inclusion an everyday reality in all organisations.


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Keynote Speaker

Nathaniel Hall

Nathaniel is an award-winning theatre-maker and HIV activist from Manchester.

He writes, directs, inspires and produces bold and provocative socially minded work and is the Artistic Director of Dibby Theatre. He is known for his critically acclaimed stigma-smashing play First Time about his experience being diagnosed with HIV aged sixteen as well as his appearance as Donald Bassett in the hit C4 drama It’s A Sin.

Nathaniel uses his lived experience as a gay man living with HIV and C-PTSD to drive his community-led HIV and LGBTQ+ activism and has spoken extensively to the UK media about the impacts of HIV stigma. Nathaniel is a proud patron of the National HIV Nurses Association and Contact Theatre. His new show Toxic premieres at HOME in Manchester in October 2023 before touring the UK in 2024.

 Garry Clarke-Strange (he/him)

Head of Inclusion and Diversity – Greene King


Danielle Ormshaw (she/her)

Inclusion Lead  – Emerald Publishing


Safrina Ahmed (she/her)

Programme Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager and Co-chair of Socio-economic Class Affinity Group – Teach First


Lindsay Lerigo (she/her)

Head of Responsible Business and Inclusive Employers Standard – Inclusive Employers


Claire Lucky (she/her)

Delivery Operations Officer and Co-chair of Neurodiversity and Disability Affinity Group – Teach First


 Zoiey Smale (she/her)

Inclusion & Diversity Consultant (Sport), Inclusive Employers

Emily Foster (she/her)

Diversity and inclusion specialist and founder of The Third Culture


Lauren Du Plooy

Lauren Du Plooy (she/her)

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager – Chelsea FC


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 Kate Adams (she/her)

Senior I&D Consultant, Inclusive Employers

Naomi Wilcox-Lee (she/they)

Employee Experience Manager and Chair of LGBTQ+ Affinity Group – Teach First

Sobia Afridi

Equality Diversity Inclusion Specialist – Oxford City Council

Tania Nadarajah (She/Her)

Paralympic Archer

Gregory White

Founder of Drop the Mask Productions

Ticket prices

Members £340*
Non members £400 *
Streaming event (Virtual) £119*
* Plus booking fee

Discount on bulk ticket purchases available.

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If you have an Inclusive Employers membership, you qualify for a discounted ticket price (displayed). Please use your discount code to get the reduced price when you check out. If you are a member and have not yet received your discount code, don’t hesitate to contact your account manager.

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