JOINT KEYNOTE

Why you need more diversity to maximise your success

Joint Speaker

Deborah Kelly Head of Business Development - WISE Campaign

Time & Location

Wednesday: 11.30 to 12.00, Stage 2

About this session:

Deborah Kelly and Shaun Vyfhuis of WISE, who campaign for better Gender Balance across STEM, will explain why having better diversity and more women in your organisation makes great business sense and Lisa Kelly, BASF will tell you what they have been doing to change this in their own organisation

Speaker Bio

Deborah joined WISE in January 2019 as a Membership Manager then moving on to becoming their Head of Business Development. She previously held the position of Head of UK Sales at London & Partners, the Mayor of London’s official economic development and promotional company. Alongside this role, Deborah also volunteered and sat on the board of Meetings Professional International, the largest global association for meeting and event planners, in the position of Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the UK & Ireland Chapter. Deborah also worked at Marketing Manchester, where she spent seven years within the marketing and business tourism teams. A graduate in both international tourism management and event management, she has prior experience working in foreign direct investment at the Manchester Investment and Development Agency Service.