A profile on Fiona Daniel, CEO & Founder at FD2I

We were delighted to welcome Fiona Daniel to participate in the Automotive 30% Club ‘Change the Game’ Conference on the 3rd & 4th of February.  

Fiona shared great insight during her participation in the Masterclass session which focused on Promoting and Retaining Women and as part of the distinguished panel which answered delegates questions, during the last session of the conference.

Following the conference, a number of delegates have contacted us to find out more about Fiona and the work she does as CEO and Founder of FD2I.  So we thought it would be great to profile Fiona in Inspiring E-Zine to spread the great work she is doing in the field of diversity and inclusion.

Fiona is an HR qualified, diversity and inclusion leader and D&I company award winner with over 15 years’ experience of leading and growing the global diversity & inclusion agenda for one of the largest banking and financial service organisations in the world, HSBC. Fiona was the Global Head of Employee Networks, a Senior Global D&I Relationship Manager, the interim Global Head of D&I and the Head of Diversity and Inclusion at HSBC UK.

Fiona is passionate about people and inclusion and works tirelessly for the implementation of a holistic strategic approach which underpins all aspects of people decisions in business. She is an awards judge, speaker, panellist, thought leader, mentor and career coach and is DISC© accredited.

After great success at HSBC, she has established her own consultancy FD2I, focused on driving action which aspires to move from diversity to inclusion. She is a highly sought-after practitioner with a growing portfolio representing companies from across the private and public sector.

She is a several times winner of D&I company awards, nominated champion for D&I internally and externally, been shortlisted for Mentor of the Year in the 2012 Race for Opportunity Awards, and nominated in the 2015 Black Business British Awards for Leader of the Year. In 2017 she was highlighted as a ‘mover and shaker’ in Precious, a magazine for women of colour in 2017, shortlisted for Green Park Race Power list in 2018 and in 2018 achieved a Highly Commended in the Head of Diversity category in the Inclusive Companies Awards. She has been recently named as one of the most influential D&I Leaders of 2020 in the Hive Learning List and one of the Top 50 Must-Follow Black Female Entrepreneurs, Influencers and Speakers in 2020.

Fiona sits on the UN Women National Committee UK as a company member supporting the Trustees for better gender equality chaired by Baroness Sandhip Verma and is also an Ambassador for Women on Boards UK.

“At FD2I we truly believe that diversity and inclusion is all about mindset and behaviour in business. Only by having an inclusive mindset will the true reward of diversity, inclusion and belonging be achieved.”

Learn more about helping to implement inclusion into your organisations strategic agendas, and more about how FD2I can help with your inclusion strategy today by contacting info@fd2i.co.uk or 0794 9569897.

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