Alan Holmes

Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Clyde & Co

Alan is an accomplished leader in the field of diversity, equity and inclusion, with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Alan has led diversity, equity and inclusion programmes in several sectors, including professional services, financial services, defence and aerospace engineering and within government.

In his current role as the Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Clyde & Co, Alan provides leadership to the Firm’s strategic approach to diversity, equity and inclusion. Operating across a complex global landscape, he is dedicated to enhancing inclusive culture through demonstrating commitment and tangible positive change.

Alan’s work has been recognised in the industry, having secured the Community Impact Award from ENEI in 2019 and a NOVA award for full spectrum leadership in 2020. His approach remains firmly rooted in data-driven tactics, which utilises his educational background, having studied Astrophysics at the University of Leeds.


Day 2
July 25, 2024
2:35 pm

Panel Series G: Navigating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Leadership and Governance

25 July
Time:  2:35 pm - 3:25 pm
Location:  Creative Hub: Town Hall

In this session, our panelists will explore the vital intersection of leadership and governance with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles. From examining inclusive leadership practices to addressing systemic biases in governance structures, we'll delve into the challenges and opportunities for promoting DEI in leadership roles and decision-making processes. Whether you're a leader, policymaker, or advocate for social change, this discussion offers valuable insights and strategies for fostering equitable and inclusive leadership and governance practices.

Day 1
July 24, 2024
12:10 pm

Panel Series: B Aligning DEI Strategy with Business Imperatives

(Overflow: Exhibition space-Creative Hub First Floor)
24 July
Time:  12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Location:  (Overflow: Exhibition space-Creative Hub First Floor)

This thought-provoking panel discussion focuses on the power of data-driven collaboration in fostering equity and engagement in the workplace. Our panelists will explore how evidence-based practices can drive diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives forward, transforming organisational culture and promoting meaningful participation from all members. Gain valuable insights, innovative strategies, and actionable takeaways to create a more inclusive and equitable workplace environment.

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