How NEDs can play their part in developing diversity in the workplace

Professional Development


This seminar forms part of the 2020 Non-Executive Director CPD Seminar Series – a series of 10 CPD seminars, which take place throughout 2020.

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Non-Executive Directors & aspiring Non-Executive Directors

09 Sep 2020    View session times
09 Sep 2020    16:00 - 17:00
1 CPD hours
1 hour

How NEDs can play their part in developing diversity in the workplace

Date: 09 Sep 2020
Time: 16:00 - 17:00

Cost: GBP 55

Learning Outcomes

  • In the last two decades our workplaces have drastically changed. They have become more global, changeable and in many ways, more diverse.
  • New generations and society in general bring high expectations and organisations are constantly looking for new ways to attract, engage and retain diverse talent.
  • This represents an opportunity, those organisations who can build a diverse workforce and leverage its differences stand to harness employee skills and engagement and increase customer satisfaction.


Timings: 16:00-17:00 (Registration from 15.45)
Venue: Jersey International Business School


  • Hard copies of speakers’ notes/slides are provided at each seminar – subject to availability
  • Certificates of attendance are provided
  • Refreshments are provided
  • 1 hour of CPD

*Please note that all delegates must sign-in upon arrival in order to receive a CPD Certificate


Sam Duffy, Co Founder at The Diversity Network

Sam Duffy is a human resources professional with extensive experience in talent management, learning and development, employee engagement, resourcing and succession planning. Sam’s interest in Diversity and Inclusion began more than 20 years ago with a fascination for cultural difference. In 2017 Sam co -founded The Diversity Network to promote and enable Jersey workplaces to become more diverse and inclusive. Sam is passionate about inclusive leadership and keen to promote the positive impact this can have on organisational culture and employee wellbeing. Sam is a qualified coach and trainer and has a keen interest in the relationships between organisational culture, job design and employee resilience.

Kate Wright, Co Founder at The Diversity Network

Kate Wright has over 20 years' experience in HR, L&D, Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and performance coaching - both in-house and in recent years as a consultant providing HR, D&I and coaching services to clients across a broad range of industries in the UK and Jersey through her business, Arbre Consulting. Kate is passionate about facilitating and enabling change in the way that we work in order to make the local business community a more accessible, fair and inclusive place regardless of who you are and where you come from. In 2017, she co-founded The Diversity Network, a business networking group that aims to actively facilitate change and progress in D&I across all industries in Jersey.