Chair of the judging panel, Ken Olisa OBE, who is also the HM Lord Lieutenant of London, said, “Pick up any newspaper or check out any social media thread and you will read arguments about increasing inequality in our country. And worse, much of the blame is laid at the feet of business. Yet this depressing backdrop is far from the whole picture - happily there are many pioneering organisations doing something to reverse the apparent tide. These awards will identify and recognise those leaders with the hope that this will become the start of a movement for change.”
A leading figure in the technology industry delivered a fascinating talk to local businesses and students as part of the University of Worcester Business School’s annual lecture. Ken Olisa, Lord Lieutenant for Greater London, gave his insights into developments in business culture at the event, which was co-hosted by the Institute of Directors.