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KPMG women achieve a record four nominations in the ‘Brummell Inspirational Women Champions of Diversity’ listing

KPMG women achieve a record four nominations

KPMG has achieved an unprecedented four places on the ‘Brummell Inspirational Women Champions of Diversity’ list.


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Brummell’s Inspirational Women in the City listing is published annually, and showcases the achievements and progress of some of the most successful women working in the Square Mile. This year the focus is on those who champion diversity and have spearheaded nothing short of a cultural revolution to drive positive change to a wider audience

Never before have so many nominees been chosen from the same organisation in the four years Brummell have been producing this high profile list, which highlights KPMG’s inclusive culture and commitment to diversity.

The nominees from KPMG are as follows:

  • Melanie Richards, KPMG Vice Chairman – nominated for her continued work on diversity and in particular gender equality
  • Sue Day, Partner, Deal Advisory – nominated for her work to promote gender equality and the KPMG LGBT network
  • Jessica Carmody, Manager, People and Change – nominated for her hard work championing the KPMG Be Mindful network which advocates better mental health
  • Hilary Thomas, Partner and Chief Medical Adviser – nominated for her work on gender equality and her support of the KPMG Carers Network

Claire Harvey, Senior Inclusive Leadership Consultant at KPMG said “We, as a firm, are enormously proud to be the first company to achieve four places on the Brummell Inspirational Women Champions of Diversity listing. Having so many outstanding diversity champions is testimony to our commitment of developing a culture of inclusive leadership at KPMG. A culture that not only supports a diverse leadership but also one that provides inspirational role models to other women.” To see the full listing visit




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