EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee
Head of Diversity & Inclusion Award
Janet is a career Civil Servant and spent her first 10 years in front line operations before moving onto a series of policy and corporate roles. In her current job role as Programme Director for Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion, she has initiated and led various cross-Civil Service D&I initiatives; including the Whitehall Youth Internship Programmes, developing a Civil Service Diversity Strategy and a new Corporate Workplace Adjustment service for disabled employees. Janet has also volunteered as an Executive Coach with St Giles Trust, working with ex-offenders to help them improve their employment prospects. She is currently a Non-Executive Adviser to Radius, Trustee of enei, non-Executive Director on the Executive Board of RiDi, non-Executive on the Metropolitan Police Service STR.IDE Board, member of ‘Mum’s The Chef’ Advisory Board and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Janet has raised the Civil Service ambition from being a compliant D&I employer to a business that aims to be the most diverse and inclusive employer in the UK.