Global LGBTQI Transformation Lead, Tea, Coffee and Cocoa EUM Lead, APME
As LGBTQI Transformation Director for Kerry Group and as part of the overall Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging global strategy, Simon believes in a highly inclusive workplace where everyone can be at their best, contribute to the company’s success and excel personally and professionally. Within the overall DI&B strategy at Kerry Group, Simon has been leading the global LGBTQI Initiative, working closely with team members, senior leaders and external organizations to build awareness and activate initiatives that contribute to a more inclusive and LGBTQI friendly working environment. He is focused on inspiring and educating teams and leadership, enabling them to have better conversations and creating an environment where people are armed with the knowledge to inspire and have discussions in the LGBTQI space.
Throughout his career, Simon has worked as a champion in the LGBTQI area and in 2020 he was nominated for an OUTstanding LGBT+ Future Leader award.
Areas of interest:
- Innovative ingredients
- Food and nutrition innovation
- Retail and consumer insights