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.