How can adland better engage Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic communities?
Tune into this important discussion on the needs, behaviours and attitudes of Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic communities hosted by Campaign's deputy editor Gemma Charles – featuring key insights from Black Pound Report 2021. A must watch for agencies and brands.
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Recognised as Britain’s leading authority on diversity, equity and inclusion, Lydia Amoah is a campaigner, CEO and founder of cultural change agency, BACKLIGHT, award-winning business coach and TV presenter. She is a DEI pioneer; a history-maker; a game-changer. Among her many landmark achievements is authoring the highly acclaimed Black Pound Report, an invaluable tool which provides ground-breaking data and insights into the spending power of Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic consumers.
Shelley joined News UK in September 2018. As Head of Creative Diversity, she works as an advocate for diversity, sharing up-to-date advice and learnings across News UK titles and radio stations and extending networks in the wider community.
She is a founding member and Co-Chair of News UK’s first employee-led network for black, asian and ethnic minority employees, the Cultural Diversity Network.
Previously, Shelley headed up partnership for The Times and The Sunday Times and spearheaded the launch of the Telegraph Subscriber Loyalty Programme. In 2018 she was awarded the ’30 under 40 in Loyalty’ award for her contribution to the industry.
Brendan Judge is planning Director for News UK. He has worked in media since 1995, when he joined the agency MediaVest as a graduate planner. He spent the next decade in a variety of planning and strategy roles for agencies like StarcomMediaVest, ZenithOptimedia and MediaCom.
He has been at News UK for 13 years and has worked in a variety of different Commercial roles, both in sales and strategy, in that time.
Katharine Joy Newby Grant leads P&G’s Northern Europe Brand function. She holds a dual role and is also Vice President of P&G’s Beauty business in Northern Europe, reflecting an extensive career in the category. Under Katharine’s leadership, Brand in Northern Europe is focused on delivering against P&G’s Citizenship pillars – Sustainability, Equality & Inclusion and Community Impact – in addition to nurturing people to be brilliant leaders.
Dino Myers-Lamptey is Founder of The Barber Shop, a strategy-led creative company that aims to solve the biggest business problems through data, distribution and disruptive ideas. They work with businesses that are driven by a purpose and which strive to enrich culture through the pleasure that they bring.
Tim is a data insight and research professional with over twenty years’ experience working with brands such as Royal Mail, Lidl, Nissan, Four Seasons Hotels and Harvey Nichols. Driven by the need to create impact; he is skilled in putting data and insights at the core of strategic thinking, and developing business & consumer insights that feed effective communication strategies.
A champion for diversity and inclusion, he has used this extensive research background to drive organisational change in agencies, and support LGBTQ+ charities to expand their reach. Alongside his work on the Black Pound Report, he is Deputy Director of Marketing at Pride in London, and a Trustee at Naz & Matt Foundation; a charity supporting LGBTQ+ children and parents from religious or culturally conservative communities struggling with acceptance.
Gemma Charles is a specialist in sustainability, political marketing and the alcoholic beverage sector.
Previously she reported on the food and alcohol sectors, joining the magazine after a spell of freelancing at various titles. She has also held staff reporting roles on Marketing Week, The Lawyer and Inside Housing, the social housing journal, where she started her journalistic career a decade ago.