Welcome to the INvolve Role Model Hall of Fame which celebrates Role Models who are dedicated to progressing inclusion for all from the very top of the business world. The exceptional role models are featured in our Hall of Fame having all appeared in the top ten of our EMpower, HERoes or OUTstanding Executives Lists for three consecutive years.

Melanie Richards

HERoes Women Executives Role Model List 2019, 2018 and 2017

Melanie is one of the founding members of the 30% Club Steering Committee and has been a part of KPMG’s Senior Business Women Network for over 10 years.

Harriet Green

HERoes Women Executives Role Model List 2019, 2018 and 2017

Harriet became the first female board member in the industry as she was appointed to Singapore’s Economic Development Board.

Karen Blackett

EMpower Ethnic Minority Executives Role Model List 2018, 2017 and 2016
HERoes Women Executives Role Model List 2019, 2018 and 2017

Karen was also named by Vogue 25 as one of the most influential women in Britain. She was appointed as one of four external advisors to help diversify the Civil Service.

Paul Polman

OUTstanding LGBT+ Ally Executives Role Model Lists 2018, 2016 and 2015

Under Paul’s leadership Unilever was the first company to publish a Human Rights Report.

Martine Rothblatt

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2017, 2016 and 2015

Martine is constanty championing Trans rights both in and out of the workplace, she wrote a book called “Apartheid of Sex: A Manifesto on the Freedom of Gender”.

Mark Zuckerberg

OUTstanding LGBT+ Ally Executives Role Model List 2017, 2015 and 2014

Mark is a vocal advocate for LGBT+ rights, he has campaigned against the ban on transgender individuals serving in the United States military.

Inga Beale

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2017, 2016 and 2015

Inga was the first Chief Executive of Llyod’s of London. She is also a Patron Insuring Women’s Future.

Andrew Liveris

OUTstanding LGBT+ Ally Executives Role Model List 2017, 2016 and 2015

Andrew was among the first to sign the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), showcasing his dedication to improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Alan Joyce

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2017, 2016 and 2015

Alan is a proud advocate for LGBT+ rights, he campaigned in favour of marriage equality as a fundamental human rights issue.

Paul Reed

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2015, 2014 and 2013

Paul became a Stonewall Ambassador in 2017, he was also an executive sponsor of the Ethnicity and the LGBT employee network at BP.

Claudia Brind-Woody

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2015, 2014 and 2013

Claudia has featured in The Guardian’s WorldPride Power List Top 100 and was the Global Co-Chair for the IBM LGBT+ Executive Taskforce.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2015, 2014 and 2013

Beth has a strong history of advocating for LGBT+ role models in leadership roles, she is a member of Out Leadership’s Global Advisory Board. Beth has been recognized by Japan’s SuperStar awards to celebrate LGBT+ role models.

Antonio Simoes

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2015, 2014 and 2013

Antonio encourages open conversation around LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace, he has spoken on panels encouraging buinesses to improve their diversity and inclusion strategy; such as the World Economic Forum in Davos on LGBT+ in the global workplace.

Anthony Watson

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2015, 2014 and 2013

Anthony is a member of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Finance Committee and Treasurer of GLAAD the worlds largest LGBT+ media rights advocacy organisation.

Stacey Friedman

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2018, 2017, 2015 and 2015

Stacey is a visible LGBT+ thought leader, she has discussed the importance of representaion and creating an inclusive work environment at OUTWomen and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s celebratory gala.

Jim Fitterling

OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015

As CEO of Dow Jim launched EMERGE, Dow’s first-ever inclusion conference. He is also an active member of GLAD, Dow’s LGBT+ and ally employee resource group.