Edson Hato

Edson is Vice President, Human Resources Recruitment at AstraZeneca overseeing a team across three major hubs in the United Kingdom, Sweden and the United States and has additional functional accountability for the recruitment function in AstraZeneca globally.
He has been a member of the internal diversity councils of several of his former employers not only representing Black, Asian and Minority talent but also the LGBT+ community.
Prior to moving to the UK in April 2015, Edson was an active member of ING’s global diversity council and a Board member of ING’s Cross Cultural Network promoting understanding, collaboration, business endeavours between white allies and ethnic minority talents within ING. He was also a member of ING’s Gay and Lesbian Association – which achieved the first time corporate sponsorship of the Amsterdam Gay Pride.