In the latest podcast in our Diversity in Pensions series, Karina Brookes, Head of EY’s UK Covenant Advisory Practice, joins Samantha Brown, Regional Head of Employment, Pensions and Incentives at Herbert Smith Freehills and they discuss a range of issues particularly relating to gender diversity in legal and professional services, including:

  • how to ensure gender diversity in recruitment
  • what can be done to encourage women to return to work after taking time out to have children
  • the role of mentoring and reverse mentoring programmes, and
  • what professional services environments will look like in the future.

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Samantha Brown
Samantha Brown
Partner and Regional Head of Practice (EPI), Pensions, London
+44 20 7466 2249
Tim Smith
Tim Smith
Professional Support Lawyer, London
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