Pauline Miller is an expert in ensuring that businesses comply with diverse and inclusive strategies, currently working as the Head of Culture for Lloyd’s of London. With an extensive history in the financial and banking sectors, Pauline has pioneered diversity and inclusion strategies for the likes of Barclays and State Street Bank. Now booked as a popular BAME speaker, Pauline is an influential role model in increasing corporate diversity and explains the importance of representing those who are Black, Asian or minority ethnic.
Having enjoyed a successful career in senior corporate positions, Pauline has built a detailed understanding of what it means to be both an inclusive and diverse workplace and employer. Initially joining Lloyd’s of London back in 2015, Pauline has since worked as the companies Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Head of Talent Management and Inclusion and Head of Culture. Passionate to drive change in her sector, Pauline is also the creator of the Dive In Festival at Lloyd’s, championing diversity and inclusion in the insurance sector.
After graduating in Business Administration from the University of Greenwich, Pauline then went on to become qualified as a Chartered MCIPD. Her first major corporate role saw her working as the Learning Development Manager for Barclays Capital. She then went on to work as the Diversity Manager for Barclays Wealth, pioneering the company’s policies on diversity and aspects such as disability support. She has also worked as the EMEA Head of Global Inclusion for State Street Bank, implementing renowned programmes in unconscious bias.
With a distinguished career in diversity and inclusion behind her, Pauline is now a popular choice as a BAME speaker. Also an Advisory Board Member for the United Nations Foundation Girl Up, Pauline is passionate to see the inclusion of all, no matter their race, ethnicity or gender. Having experienced racism and inequality due to her race before, Pauline Miller is the perfect BAME speaker to raise awareness of the inequality that continues to face people of BAME backgrounds and the need to eliminate unconscious bias and racism.
Pauline Miller is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“Firstly the session today went extremely well and has been very well received by RGA associates across the region. Thank you for your help in arranging for us to have Pauline. I really enjoyed hearing her story and her insights and I know that this sentiment is shared based on the feedback received so far.”
“Thank you so much Pauline for an inspiring and honest conversation. As a POC, everything you’ve said resonates and the most of the people I would imagine are allies themselves”
“You’re so right Pauline, we all need to move out of our comfort zones and seek out people outside our own background who we can listen to and learn from. That’s the only we can understand and challenge our own bias. Thank you for such an engaging and open session. And having worked with Lloyds of London, totally admire how you grew even stronger from that highly institutionalised organisation!”
“I would just like to say I really appreciate you sharing your experiences and knowledge and that your positivity shines through – for me you have been a light at the end of a tunnel.”
“An example of strength and determination and an example of a good human!”
“This session has been brilliant. Thank you Versus Arthritis for supporting staff to make time to learn about barriers POC face and how we can tackle them”
“I could listen to you all day Pauline”