Hayley Barnard: Biography highlights

With a specialism in strategy development, communication planning and execution, Hayley’s passion is to help improve inclusiveness, reduce inequality and bring competitive advantage to organisations through the progression and delivery of innovative Diversity & Inclusion strategies.

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Hayley Barnard’s background

Hayley Barnard is a prominent inclusion thought leader, diversity consultant and keynote speaker. Hayley has consulted with and trained top-level executives throughout the UK and Europe.

She is an expert on Diversity and Inclusion, Inclusive Leadership and Unconscious Bias. She advises corporation board members on how they can become more profitable and innovative through the inclusion of diversity.

Hayley combines the latest research on diversity and inclusion together with her extensive experience. To help a wide range of companies establish what the realities of diversity and inclusion in the workplace will be for them, what their business case is and how they go about moving the diversity and inclusion agenda forward.

In 2017 alone, Hayley has:

  • Designed an Inclusive Leadership program for the top 600 leaders at Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile,
  • Delivered a change management program for BAE Systems focusing on ‘embracing difference’ and ‘collaboration’ as a move away from traditional communications around Inclusion & Diversity, and
  • Provided board level briefings and senior leadership training for clients including Aspect Capital, Legal and General Investment Management, Lloyds, Skanska, Morgan Sindall, De La Rue, T-Systems and Babcock.

Speaking and presenting

Hayley is a prolific keynote speaker providing entertaining and inspirational speeches for company conferences, annual meetings and associations.

Her aim is always to be highly practical and demonstrate that everyone can immediately make an impact on how inclusive their place of work is through a number of small actions.



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Hayley Barnard - Motivational Speaker Showreel
Hayley Barnard - Motivational Speaker Showreel

Hayley was absolutely brilliant. She really captured the audience. I felt she was true. Very authentic, and inspiring!'

Claire Reynolds
Head of Business Sales

'Hayley spoke to our senior leaders from across Europe about diversity and inclusive leadership. She worked with us to understand our challenges and helped us shape the session so we managed to effectively change our conversation around diversity and inclusion. The content was superbly tailored to our requirements with relevant case studies. Hayley's delivery style and clarity of messaging made it very easy for our many non-native English speakers to not only understand the information but actively engage in the following discussions. Her contribution was described as 'inspiring'.'

David Bryson
Chief Operating Officer
Aspect Capital

'Hayley's contribution was vital, she demonstrated that Diversity & Inclusion isn't an HR issue but a company-wide opportunity.'

Amanda Cherry
HR Director

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