Jennifer Thomas

Jennifer Thomas

Chair of the Gender & Working Families strand at Direct Line Group

After studying and achieving a dual degree in economics and dance, Jennifer entered the world of communications within the IT industry. She then found herself drawn to financial services, advancing her career within the insurance sector, starting at Lloyd's of London. Now with over 20 years’ experience in PR, she has more recently been a leading diversity champion within Direct Line Group as well as the wider insurance sector. Through her role as Chair of the Gender & Working Families strand at Direct Line Group, her aim is to move diversity and inclusion up the boardroom agenda and to encourage businesses to see the benefits of a truly diverse workplace. She is married and has two young boys, and has a keen interest in performing arts and was a former 400m/400m hurdle runner for England.