Jaya Handa

Jaya chairs the Cultural Awareness Matters network at Liberty Specialty Markets. This network promotes cultural, linguistic, ethnicity and social mobility diversity and inclusion initiatives to support the existing staff population and broaden the talent pipeline. The network engages with other market peers and sponsors the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network (iCan) to assist in the promotion of multicultural inclusion and progression in the insurance sector, through mentoring and networking opportunities. Jaya also set up and sits on the committee of the Junior Lawyers Group of the Black Solicitors Network, a not-for profit company promoting race equality and influencing D&I best practice in relation to matters which affect ethnic minority solicitors. She also acted as the Outreach Officer for the Next Generation Insurance Network, and continues to mentor minority students, graduates and professionals extensively.