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Julie Thomas

Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing @ Hogan Lovells

Presenting: Breaking free from unhelpful bias – the key to an inclusive workplace

Julie has been the Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing at Hogan Lovells since July 2018. Previously, she led the global diversity and inclusion (D&I) function for Zurich Insurance, with oversite of 55,000 employees. With 15 years in corporate communications before moving into D&I, Julie is a specialist in employee engagement. She has extensive experience of launching regional and cross-industry LGBT+, multi-cultural, disability and gender balance networks, as well as delivering unconscious bias and inclusive leadership training.

In 2016 she was awarded the WeAreTheCity Rising Star in Diversity award. In 2017 was named one of the Top 50 Diversity Professionals in Industry.

Outside of work Julie enjoys running having recently completed her sixth marathon. She has been a leader in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts since 2015, mentoring girls from ages 10 – 16.

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