Kieran Thompson will take the spotlight at July's virtual meet-up of 'Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the North East'.
Keiran is Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion at Cundall and has been instrumental in driving Cundall's industry-leading diversity and inclusion agenda which was recently celebrated with their win at the CIPD North East of England Awards.
Keiran will walk us through Cundall's journey towards excellence in diversity and inclusion. He will share some of the steps they have taken including how their leaders are held accountable for demonstrating the inclusive leadership needed to drive change.
Date: Tuesday 27th July
Time: 11am – 11.45am
Register your interest in attending Cundall's journey towards excellence in inclusivity & diversity here.
Having joined Cundall in 2014 to set up their in-house recruitment team, Kieran began his role as Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion in April 2019 and has been instrumental in driving Cundall’s industry leading diversity and inclusion agenda.
A chartered member of the CIPD, Kieran is a long-time advocate for equality and justice. He has drawn upon his talent management experience across private, public, and third sectors as well as his personal involvement in social movements to inform Cundall’s diversity and inclusion strategy; Valuing Diversity. Kieran is qualified as Neurodiversity Aware® and currently studying for his MSc in Inequalities and Society, specialising in intersectional theory, LGBT rights, and social movements.
Established in the UK over 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy of just under 1000 staff across 20 global locations.
They work closely with clients and architects providing engineering consultancy services covering the entire life cycle of any building project. Cundall’s core services are Building Services (MEP), Civil, Structural, and Sustainable Design. They also cover a range of "specialist" services including Acoustics, BIM, Data Centres, Fire, Geotechnics, and Lighting.
In 2012 Cundall became the first consultancy to be endorsed by the Bioregional Framework, acknowledging their commitment to driving sustainability across all business areas.
About Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the North East
Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the North East is a group set up as a safe place for business leaders in the North East to discuss and share ideas as they start, or continue, their journey towards creating a fully inclusive workplace where everyone feels they belong. For further information and to register your interest in attending please email Julie Mordue, Head of Marketing here