Oops! I’m Biased: Your DE&I strategy starts with Data

It all starts with measuring. Your DE&I strategy should live alongside in your business strategy and be treated just the same.

In this episode, Charlotte Melkert talks to Toby Mildon, D&I consultant, about where to start with your DE&I strategy. Data collection is the base of it all; he even starts his book, Inclusive Growth, on the premise of clarity through data. If you don’t know where your problem exactly lies or where your bottleneck might be, then DE&I strategy can easily go from being embedded into a business strategy to a box-ticking exercise. They talk about what needs to be measured when looking at DE&I in recruitment and internal mobility/talent development. And finally touch on how to manage tight data privacy regulations.

A bit about

Toby Mildon

Toby Mildon is an independent D&I consultant and is UK based. He previously worked for the BBC and Deloitte and helped set up their DE&I agendas. At the BBC, he was instrumental in setting up objective recruitment processes that aimed at internal mobility as well as increasing the number of women in tech. He is also author of the book: Inclusive Growth.

A bit about

Charlotte Melkert

With years of experience in the field of recruitment, both by starting a recruitment agency as well as being the Co-Founder & CEO of the hiring software company Equalture and her dedication to ensuring equal opportunities in hiring, Charlotte’s knowledge about the importance of neurodiversity within the workplace is thorough.

Her first years of being an entrepreneur have led her to several public speaking activities and nominations, including the top 8 most talented female entrepreneurs of The Netherlands, Forbes 30 Under 30, Top 30 Most Inclusive Leaders NL, LOEY Talent Award, Sprout 25 under 25 and Sifted’s top 14 European Gen Z Founders.

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