EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee
Head of Diversity & Inclusion Award
With over 4000 employees and over 600 services throughout the UK, Siobhan leads responsibility for D&I for Action for Children. In this position, Siobhan has developed networks and increased the charity’s reputation as an inclusive employer in a short timescale. She has achieved this through excellent communication and a determination to increase senior visibility and support of the inclusion agenda. Siobhan set up the Celebrate LGBT staff network and Inclusion Champions staff network, which currently has 47 Inclusion Champions nationwide. A number of endorsements from external fields commended Siobhan’s collaborative & inclusive approach to working with different organisations to leverage best practice, effectively engage with internal leadership to develop support, and successfully implement a number of initiatives in the workplace. Siobhan recently set up an inclusion network for Wales, and was acknowledged for her voluntary work for Cardiff and Vale Sanctuary Support and UK Sepsis Trust.