Tom Shropshire

Over the past 2 years, Tom has been a member of the steering group of the Sir John Parker Review of Ethnicity in UK Boards. He was a key draftsperson of the report, and has given testimony before the Parliamentary Committee examining UK corporate governance, which endorsed the Review’s findings and recommendations in full. He will be writing the final version of the report in May/June of 2017. Tom has also been continuing his work on making the legal profession in the UK more diverse and inclusive, for example by leading the BAME group within Linklaters, driving the “Inspired to Succeed” series and supporting a range of organisations, including the Amos Bursary and London Schools and the Black Child. Externally, he is also a trustee of Prostate Cancer UK, and have been a main driving force behind the “Stronger Knowing More” campaign, which has been aimed at increasing awareness amongst Black men and communities around the heightened risk of prostate cancer.

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