VP, Diversity Equity and Inclusion
Mike is currently the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Informa Markets, a world leading exhibition and event organiser. He leads, coordinates, and champions the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts across the business to ensure the long-term sustainability of their global D&I strategy in relation to the company’s colleagues, customers, content, and communities.
Through his own lived experiences, he is deeply passionate about fairness, equity, and inclusion for all. He is a dedicated coach, mentor, motivator, and podcaster , hosting his Diversity Matters Podcast Series. and regularly speaks about Diversity and Inclusion at events, both keynote and on discussion panels to corporate industry and students in education. He speaks candidly on his work and social experiences to create awareness of the issues and opportunities within diversity and inclusion as well as to help build confidence, freedom, and motivation in others.
Mike has held senior leadership positions at Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and the BBC, leading and setting up businesses and organisations and winning awards for management and execution excellence in the process. He recently became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).