LINDA RILEY, Managing Director, Global Diversity Awards

Linda Riley is the founder of major diversity events such as the European Diversity Awards, an event which honours individuals and organisations who work to help create a fairer, more inclusive society. She is also the founder and CEO of the Global Diversity Company, creators of Out at Work, The European Diversity Awards and the Global Diversity List, a comprehensive guide to the individuals who are putting diversity at the heart of human resources within the world’s biggest organisations.

Linda is founder of Outnews Global, a worldwide news site dedicated to LGBT+ news and issues. She recently started a campaign to introduce a National Equality and Diversity Day in the UK.

Linda also co-created Out with the Family with actor, Charlie Condou, an organisation which runs events for same-sex families and their friends.

She is a trustee of Action Breaks Silence, a charity working to empower and educate girls at risk of violence in India and Africa and a Patron of the LGBT youth homelessness charity, Albert Kennedy Trust and in May 2014, she was appointed onto the Board of Directors for GLAAD US and UK.

Date: March 01, 2016