Dr Doyin Atewologun
Research Lead for the Black British Business Awards
Lecturer in Organisational Leadership and Learning
School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London
Dr Doyin Atewologun is a Chartered Organisational Psychologist and Research Lead for the Black British Business Awards. Dr. Atewologun is one of the foremost experts on organisational development, inclusion, intersectionality, identities and leadership in the UK. Her research has gained several international awards. She is a faculty member of Queen Mary University of London’s School of Business & Management and Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management, UK, and Lagos Business School, Nigeria and University of Pretoria (Dept of Human Resources), South Africa. Dr. Atewologun is the lead researcher on Sir John Parker’s review into diversity on FTSE 100 boards as commissioned by the then Secretary of State for Business. Dr Atewologun is also Deputy Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion at Work Group of the British Psychological Society.
Diversity & Inclusion Consultant for the Black British Business Awards
Director and Co-Founder, Inclusive Intelligence
Sheekha is a highly experienced diversity and inclusion (D&I) specialist, and has worked with a variety of organisations in developing inclusive workplaces. Sheekha’s focus is on partnering with her clients to maximise the business value of D&I, advising them on strategies and practices to positively impact culture change.
Examples range from developing strategies and plans to drive diversity, inclusion and flexible working through recruitment, facilitating training and workshops on D&I and inclusive leadership topics, through to conducting D&I audits of HR processes to diagnose strengths and priority areas for improvement. Her more recent clients include Bank of England, Citi, KPMG, PA Consulting, Rolls Royce, and Vodafone. Prior to launching her consultancy practice, Sheekha held global D&I positions at HSBC and BAE Systems, where her main priority was to grow diverse talent pipelines to leadership positions. Sheekha is currently on assignment with PwC until September 2017, in the position of Talent, Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager.