CX GEM Leadership Network 2023 Events
Here are Connex’s GEM Network roundtables from January to July 2023.
January to July 2023
Are GEM board members face greater levels of implicit bias and discrimination in their roles, which can make it difficult for them to succeed? Could it be that GEM board members are likely to be in full-time executive roles and not, like their white counterparts.
Lara Oyedele, President, Chartered Institute of Housing (TBC)
Caroline Pillay, Senior Partner, Chair of Councils at Building Homes
Ben Laryea, Chief Executive Officer, Ekaya Housing Association
This roundtable explores what GEM leaders need from their organisations to feel fulfilled and perform at their best. It examines three broad themes – safety, visibility, and support – and discusses how companies can create a more supportive environment for your employees.
Yinka Bolaji, Executive Director, Property and Development, Wandle Housing Association (TBC)
Cordelia Johnney, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Stonewater Housing
Abhishek Kulkarni, Co-Chair of Race & Ethnicity Network, Tesco
Ninesh Muthiah, Chief Executive Officer, Home Connections
Join our roundtable discussion to hear from some of the UK’s top C-suite leaders. We’ll discuss whether GEM leadership programmes are still necessary, what changes need to be made, and how companies can better support our colleagues.
Tanya Carter, Chief People Officer, East London NHS Foundation Trust
Lubna Haq, Director, Leadership Consulting, New Street Consulting Group
Sandy Sohal, Trustee, Leadership 2025
Donna Cezair, Chief Executive Officer, Worthing Homes