Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, EDI Arup UKMEA
Andrea is the Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for Arup UKIMEA. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction on EDI for Arup in this region, and working with leaders and teams to integrate these principles into projects and other activities.
Andrea has several years’ experience of designing and implementing strategies to target and engage diverse audiences and stakeholders. As Head of Diversity for the General Medical Council (GMC), she worked with colleagues to embed EDI across the work of the UK regulator that sets the standards for all of the 270,000+ doctors practising medicine in the UK.
Andrea has also led on the BBC’s D&I activities, working with the Director-General and Executive Board to consolidate the broadcaster’s approach to diversity. In that role she won buy in by positioning D&I as a creative opportunity to connect with the totality of the UK audience.