Kamel’s 38 years climbing the corporate ladder ignited her passion for equality resulting in co-founding the Lloyds Banking Group’s Ethnic Minority Network. She has mentored hundreds of colleagues and spoken at numerous conferences on the subject as to why diversity is a business imperative and not just a CSR issue. In 2017 she was included in the group’s publication of top BAME role models across their 80,000 strong work force. Externally, Kamel was invited to chair the Government’s Procurement Task Force to help supplier diversity. She is also a judge, and ambassador to numerous networks including the Sikh City Network, Women Empowered, Women India Association, Pakistani Woman’s Organisation and awarded an Honorary Doctorate for her efforts.