27 September, 08:30 - 10:00, Marsh, 1 Tower Place, Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 5BU, London, United Kingdom
Day three of Dive In in London saw Marsh play host to BBC journalist Victoria Derbyshire as panel moderator for an event called ‘Mind the Diversity Gap’. Jason Groves, Dive In Committee Chair welcomed everyone to Marsh reflecting on the festival’s positive growth and reach into markets including Saudi Arabia new for this year, before introducing keynote speaker, Lloyd’s Chair, Bruce Carnegie-Brown.
26 September, 11:30 - 12:30, Aon, The Leadenhall Building, 122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V 4AN, London, United Kingdom
Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Aon, Katherine Conway played host to a best practice sharing event in London that posed the questions: Is there a class ceiling? and Does institutional classism exist? In her introduction she made the point that social mobility is not one of the protected characteristics that guards against discrimination at work, making it doubly important to approach it pro-actively.
26 September, 08:30 - 10:00, Lloyd's, One Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HA, London, United Kingdom
Day 2 of Dive In in London got off to a powerful start with a Lloyd’s hosted event featuring two extraordinary change agents, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, Laura Bates and former international rugby player, Gareth Thomas.
25 September, 13:00 - 14:30, QBE, Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch St, London, United Kingdom
Brian Kirwan, CEO of Allianz chaired this debate hosted by QBE, stressing for the audience that the teams weren’t necessarily representing their own views in arguing for and against inclusion.
25 September, 08:30 - 10:00, Willis Towers Watson, 51 Lime Street, London, United Kingdom
The 4th Dive in Festival’s first event in London ‘Awareness into Action: The Ripple Effect’ was moderated by the BBC’s security correspondent, Frank Gardner and featured Paddington rail crash survivor, Pam Warren alongside Gian Power, the founder of a purposeful speaker organisation, The Lions Club (TLC). Nicolas Aubert, CEO of WTW opened the event calling for action on inclusion in a nod to the festival’s theme this year, #time4inclusion.