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Jean Tomlin

Jean has worked at senior levels in a range of organisations. Her career has been enhanced by her ability to manage and lead large diverse teams to deliver exceptional results. She has been a role model, an educator, a voice and a leader, has won several awards for her work including Black Enterprise Corporate Leader as HR Director at M&S, and now runs her own business. She is most widely known for her role as Director, HR Workforce and Accreditation for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, where she was accountable for the mobilisation of the UK’s largest peace-time workforce of 200,000, including the universally-acclaimed 70,000 Games Makers. These were a “Games for Everyone” and as such Jean was immensely proud of having recruited a diverse workforce which truly mirrored the diverse cities throughout the UK. Jean sits on a number of Boards, including Michael Kors, and Sainsbury’s plc, where she is Chair of the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Board. She has also been a judge on various Diversity panels – including the Race Equality Awards for Business in the Community (2016). She has been included in the Powerlist and continues to support and mentor BAME individuals.