Inclusion & Diversity Consulting

Inclusive & Diverse workplaces are creative, high performing, safe, innovative, engaging and fun to work in, as well as being able to deeply understand the communities they serve.

We position Inclusive & Diverse (I&D) at the heart of everything we do, through our extensive Allies Programme, annual Unlimited Festival and ongoing I&D upskilling programme.

Cultural change takes a conscious decision to act – at organisational, leadership and individual level; this is something we understand from years of experience and practice. We have implemented successful, long-term I&D solutions in several organisations of all sizes and sectors and offer you the same success.

We believe in the five step approach to becoming inclusive and diverse. This proven method has helped a number of organisations achieve their I&D ambition. Click here to read more about this approach.


Our I&D Consultancy Services:

Our I&D Consultancy services are all delivered by people who have held senior I&D roles within a range of organisations:


Bespoke I&D consulting and strategy expertise, examples include:

  • Board and Exco level strategy development and coaching.
  • Expertise on tap: a dedicated I&D expert available to support your I&D journey on a flexible basis.
  • KPI and Governance models.
  • HR policy and practice assessments for systemic bias.
  • SME for panels/events.



Our learning pathway covers all I&D topics for all employees from the shop floor to the C-Suite, examples include:

  • Interactive and engaging workshops:
    A suite of interactive and engaging workshops (delivered in a remote or in person roadshow format) aimed at individual contributors on a range of key I&D topics including speaking up, leading conversations, being an I&D ambassador.
  • Learning and exercising essential I&D skills.
    I&D topics aimed at leadership, including busting bias, allyship, leading diverse teams to name a few
  • Becoming experts in inclusivity:
    A deep dive into specific topics including inclusive recruitment, inclusive performance management, inclusive language and more.


Transforming smart data insights into high impact actions by understanding the roots of your I&D challenge. Examples include:

  • Mapping who’s flowing inup and out of your organisation.
  • Creation of your bespoke I&D business case – mapping business KPIs with team level diversity.
  • Inclusion & Diversity maturity assessment.
  • Performance heatmaps – identifying potential behavioural bias.
  • Predictive and prescriptive workforce analytics – the future.

For more information on how our I&D consultancy can help your organisation’s diverse workforce thrive, please email or call Sue on +44 (0) 207 529 1111.


We were thoroughly impressed by Odgers Berndtson’s inclusive recruitment diagnostic. Their comprehensive approach not only identified areas for improvement but also provided actionable strategies for fostering a more diverse and inclusive workplace. The expertise and insights offered by Sue and her team are priceless, and we are confident that their recommendations will help us to shape our recruitment practices for the better. We highly recommend Odgers Berndtson to any organisation committed to building diverse and talented teams

Talent Acquisition and Development Manager, Harvey and Thompson

With a robust D, E&I strategy in place, we engaged Sue Johnson at Odgers to help us further define and build a detailed action plan in the pillars of: Talent, Leadership and Culture, in partnership with colleagues across the globe. Odgers worked in a highly collaborative manner, tailoring the workshops and approach to our bespoke requirements. The output of the work is a highly credible, detailed action plan, coupled with an impact and effort matrix, enabling our leadership community to prioritise and commit to actions which are step changing our workplace. I would not hesitate to recommend working with Odgers on D, E&I.

Chief Human Resources Officer, Walkers Global

Sue is a superb trainer, charismatic, honest and armed with insight and experiences from all walks of life and work, she is highly relatable and adept on her feet. She delivered two very meaningful sessions on allyship for our leadership team that resonated powerfully and will have lasting impact.

Culture & Talent Director

Sue and her team worked with our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Steering Committee to help evolve our Vision and Strategy through a combination of 1:1 interviews and a facilitated workshop. We were happy with the outcome and quality of work delivered and are pleased to recommend Sue and her team. Thank you!