Celebrating male allies in the workplace — Live Discussion

International Men’s Day celebrates the positive value that men bring to the world, and their contribution to improving gender relations and promoting gender equality. Emphasizing the importance of positive male role models, the International Men’s Day statement says: ‘It is only when we all, both men and women, lead by example that we will create a fair and safe society which allows everyone the opportunity to prosper’. Male allyship is a crucial part of achieving a fairer workplace, as it includes playing an active role in helping marginalised colleagues advance. In this session, we’ll ask what male allyship looks like, how we create more male allies and how men and women can better work together to accelerate progress. 

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Panel members include:

Mick Burn, Partner – Head of Talent & Organisation EMEA, Infosys

Sarah Burnett
Mick Burn is a Partner at Infosys Consulting and heads up their Talent & Organisation consulting practice for EMEA.  Mick has 20+ years experience helping clients to respond to technology enabled change and help drive business transformative initiative across their organisations.  Mick is also the Global Sponsor of Infosys Consulting’s DE&I program and has helped to shape and deliver a range of diversity related initiatives across the business.


John Hoult – MD Information Technology Operations at FedEx

John has over 30 years’ experience within the transportation industry, predominately with TNT and since 2016, FedEx Express. John’s career has been based within Information Technology, having over 25 years of management and leadership experience and specialising in IT Service Management. John is a passionate supporter of diversity and inclusion within FedEx and has built strong diverse teams under his leadership; he is also an active mentor and supporter of the FedEx Women’s Inclusive Network. Outside of his professional life, John is also an avid Martial Arts practitioner and instructor and proudly promotes the same diversity and inclusion principles inside his club and association.


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