Therese is the FCA’s Race Champion, sponsors the FCA’s Race Network, ‘Spectrum’, and she sits on the FCA’s Executive Diversity Committee. In these roles she has facilitated the FCA’s adoption of a BAME Action Plan, which is targeted at improving the career progression of the FCA’s talented BAME staff. She has also facilitated the implementation of diversity targets – the FCA has set targets for BAME representation: that 8% of the FCA Senior Leadership Team will identify as BAME by 2020 and 13% by 2025. ‘Spectrum’ is an active voice within the FCA and regularly organises staff events with the goal of “connecting voices, unlocking potential and driving change”. Events to note include speaker events with Trevor Philips and Herman Ouseley. Additionally, Therese participates in the Cross-Organisational Mentoring Circles scheme operated by Race for Opportunity as a Lead Mentor, as well as mentoring a number of BAME staff at the FCA.