Dame Sue Owen

Leadership for diversity and inclusion - lessons from the UK civil service

Driving Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series

How the dial only really shifted on gender...

We are delighted to announce Dame Sue Owen DCB will give the inaugural event in our new events series focusing on responsible leadership: Driving Diversity and Inclusion Seminar Series. 

Progress on diversity in the UK civil service and why it matters. How the dial only really shifted on gender, and why the focus is now on inclusion and addressing bullying and harassment. What the good leaders are doing?

Dame Sue Owen will give a talk followed by a Q&A with the audience moderated by Sue Dopson, Rhodes Trust Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Fellow of Green Templeton College, Deputy Dean of Saïd Business School.

Event Schedule

  • 17:15 - Registration opens
  • 17:45 - Event starts
  • 18:45 - Drinks reception
  • 19:45 - Close

Speaker Information

Dame Sue Owen DCB has just retired from the civil service, having led the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since 2013. After a decade as an academic economist, she joined the civil service spending 14 years at the Treasury. She also worked in the British Embassy Washington, No 10, as COO at International Development and Strategy Director General in Work and Pensions with a £200bn budget.