Fenil Khiroya

As Human Resources Director for UBS, Fenil led a global initiative to change the way advisory is carried out across HR globally. She leads a team of 14 advisors who provide HR advice to all line managers across all business divisions for UBS in the UK. She has the largest number of direct reports in HR in London, dealing with managers at all seniority levels and across all the divisions of the bank.

An critical part of her role is educating managers on diversity and discrimination awareness.
This is done by ensuring her team are fully trained on both diversity and discrimination, including unconscious bias within the workplace. Coaching and mentoring managers, her areas of expertise include education on discriminatory practices or stereotypes as well as encouraging a workplace which embraces diversity and inclusion.

She has also been a mentor for BAME employees joining the organisation to provide them with guidance and advices on how to progress their careers within the organisation and these relationships have continued even after some have left the organisations to progress their careers further.