Denise has a Master of Science in Organizational Behaviour. She is currently working for Comic Relief as Senior EDI Manager for sports and social inclusion.
She is a Strategic Advisor, developing and implementing Comic Relief’s EDI strategy in collaboration with their workforce. In her role she is responsible for translating key themes identified employees into strategy, analysing and auditing workforce data, systems, processes and procedures to identify and resolve systemic barriers to progression, psychological safety, lived experience and well-being.
She is an innovative and compassionate strategic advisor, and a specialist in collaborating with organisations to formulate and implement change management regarding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
As an insightful strategist, Denise is highly proficient at aligning corporate objectives with industry best practice. She uses change management, training and coaching techniques to influence stakeholders and advance EDI initiatives.
An experienced anti-racist campaigner with the ability to promote equality through lived experience, professional competence, emotional intelligence, passion and affiliated networks. Denise has extensive knowledge of race inequality and the issues relating to Black Lives Matters.
Richard is a highly experienced Director in the international disability development sector. He is passionate about disability sports and social inclusion.
Richard is one of the founders of The Motivation Charitable Trust and he served as its CEO from its inception until December 2016. Motivation’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, predominantly in developing countries.
While he was working as CEO of Motivation he became an Advisor for Choice. Richard has over 25 years’ experience in the international disability development sector and with a wealth of relevant experience, he now supports Choice as a Director, to build a sustainable future.
Tracey Proudlock BA (Hons) MCIPD
Tracey Proudlock is a leading trainer. She is a graduate from Leeds University, a
member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (MCIPD). She
has undertaken “train the trainer” and has delivered train the trainer programmes
herself. She has run courses to train other disabled people to become disability
She has experience of designing and delivering Equality Act training and disability equality training courses for large and complex organisations (the BBC, government departments across Whitehall for example).
Tracey has previously been a member of the Office for Disability Initiatives (ODI), a high level, ministerial, disability advisory group.
Tracey provides Equality Act training services to a broad range of clients spanning the public, private and not for profit sector. She has experience of using the Equality Act, Equality & Human Rights Commission Codes of Practice and Accessibility Guidelines, building regulations and best practice tool kits to ensure that services and environments are delivered “barrier free”.
Tracey regularly contributes to national and local media debates about diversity and the inclusion agenda; she is confident and comfortable with public speaking engagements and media appearances.
Previously Tracey provided training for Amnesty International, Anglia Trains, Royal Shakespeare Company, Transport for London, Warner Brothers TV.