Barbara Kasumu, Chief Executive
Founding member of EN, Barbara has represented the UK globally at a number of International meetings including being part of the official delegation to the G8 and G20 summit in Canada 2010. Barbara consults and speaks on participation, employment and leadership of young people and women. She has worked extensively with government departments, NGOs and various youth initiatives across Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. In 2010 Barbara was appointed to the Diversity Inclusion Board for the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG). Barbara has a BA in Politics and a Masters in International Public Policy from University College London. Most recently Barbara was recognised as Red Magazine’s Women to Watch 2011 and invited to be a women’s business columnist for The Telegraph.
CHAIR, BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community (BITC)
Sandra formerly worked in the cabinet office advising on disability, race and gender. Her passion for leadership and development led her to move on to work for Race for Opportunity; a business led network of organisations committed to race equality. She currently serves as National Campaign Director where she conducts the agenda for race diversity in the UK to be a business essential. Having some background in personal development has allowed her to focus on how to develop future leaders. She strongly believes that raising the profile of senior role models from diverse backgrounds is essential to inspire future generations. Sandra is also an advocate for wider business engagement to promote the recruiting and developing of ethnic minorities.
Graham Robb, Chair Restorative Justice
Samuel Kasumu, Managing Director, Inclusive Boards
Matteo Turi, Treasurer
Susan Edwards, HR Specialist and Advisor
Oliver Hypolite-Bishop, Policy Advisor, Confederation of British Industry (CBI)