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How could you help to improve the visibility of LGBTQ+ Role Models and Allies? 

Role models are a powerful and, at times, overlooked part of the working world. Yet is the picture of what makes a role model for the LGBTQ+ community complete? LGBT Great is proud to be working with you to explore and codify the answer to this important question.

This session sets you with the groundwork for energising the conversation around role models across organisations. We will share our learning on the three crucial elements that make a role model with you: motivation, inspiration and affirmation. Through this interactive session, we will share the key findings from our research with you and provide a contextualised, industry-specific lens on the question of 'what impact role models have on under-represented communities.

By attending this inspiring session, you will gain access to our research, feature in our Project 1000 Role Models and Allies programme and also get access to our membership platform.

Discover Potential: Unlock the secrets to effective role modelling. Gain invaluable insights into the three pillars of motivation, inspiration, and affirmation, and learn how they can propel you towards success in your career and beyond.

Ignite Change: Be at the forefront of groundbreaking research that illuminates the profound impact of role models on underrepresented communities. Explore findings that challenge the status quo and pave the way for a more inclusive future.

Be Visible: Seize the exclusive opportunity to become part of our esteemed Project 1000 Role Models and Allies program. Elevate your voice, advocate for change, and stand alongside fellow champions of diversity and inclusion.

Stay Connected: Access our membership platform for ongoing support, resources, and networking opportunities. Forge meaningful connections, gain valuable insights, and continue your journey towards creating a more inclusive workplace environment.


15:00 - 15:30
Guest Arrival, Registrations and Photos
15:30 - 15:35
Opening Remarks
15:35 - 15:50
Data and Insights Presentation – The Seeing is Believing Research
15:50 - 16:45
Role Model Workshop – The Role Model Blueprint
16:45 - 16:50
Focus Group Close
16:50 - 17:55
Drinks Reception
17:55 - 18:00
Event Close


  • Matt Cameron (He/Him/His) (Chief Executive Officer and Head of Membership Services at LGBT Great)

    Matt Cameron (He/Him/His)

    Chief Executive Officer and Head of Membership Services at LGBT Great


    Matt is an experienced talent management, diversity and organisational development leader with extensive experience within the financial services industry. A proven track record in inspiring others, developing effective strategies, programme execution, managing diverse teams and building partnerships.

    Matt was the first in his family to go to university, is part of the LGBT+ community and also from a lower-social economic background.

    Matt is responsible for the development of LGBT Great’s programmes, the strategic direction of the organisation and advising organisations on DE&I issues. Matt is also a Board Member of the Diversity Project.

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  • Jim Cove (Executive Vice President, US Marketing at Natixis Investment Managers)

    Jim Cove

    Executive Vice President, US Marketing at Natixis Investment Managers



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