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12 Oct 2021

2021 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index Report - Maintaining Momentum: Launch Event

Sharing consolidated findings of the fourth iteration of the Index

Description

On 21 May, Community Business held its 2021 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Gala and revealed the 2021 Hong Kong Top Employers for LGBT+ Inclusion and the Winners of the 2021 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards.

We now invite you to join us for the Launch of 2021 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index Report - Maintaining Momentum, which presents the consolidated findings of the fourth iteration of the Index, with a panel discussion and Q&A.

At this event, you will gain high-level insights into the policies, practices and initiatives of participating organisations, and the Hong Kong local context for LGBT+ inclusion.

Our panellists from some of the top performing companies will share some of their best practices as well as perspectives on how participating in the Index has helped their organisations make progress on their LGBT+ inclusion journey.

This event is designed for all companies who have an interest in boosting their LGBT+ inclusive policies and practices, whether they have participated in this iteration of the Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index or not.  

Contact Sabrina Offe, Senior Programme Manager, LGBT+, for more information. 

 

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Practical Information

  • 12.10.21
    2-3:30pm (UTC+8)
    Virtual
    Add to calendar 12-10-2021 02:00 PM 12-10-2021 03:30 PM 2021 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index Report - Maintaining Momentum: Launch Event Sharing consolidated findings of the fourth iteration of the Index Asia/Hong_Kong

Event Speakers

  • Robert Head

    Robert Head

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    Director, Proposition Lead, Legal Content Solutions, Asia and Emerging Markets / Executive Sponsor of Pride at Work in Asia & Emerging Markets, Thomson Reuters
  • Amy Tye

    Amy Tye

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    Senior Manager, Diversity and Responsible Business, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Phillip Gough

    Phillip Gough

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    Partner, Audit & Assurance, Financial Services, Deloitte China / Network Lead of AP StandOUT and StandOUT China LGBT+ & Allies Networks
  • Peter Sargant

    Peter Sargant

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    CEO, Community Business
  • Sabrina Offe

    Sabrina Offe

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    Senior Programme Manager, LGBT+, Community Business

Director, Proposition Lead, Legal Content Solutions, Asia and Emerging Markets / Executive Sponsor of Pride at Work in Asia & Emerging Markets, Thomson Reuters

Robert Head

Rob Head leads Thomson Reuters content proposition across Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East, Africa and Russia. He is one of Thomson Reuters Hong Kong’s Site Leaders and the Co-Executive Sponsor of Pride at Work in Asia & Emerging Markets and was recognised with the 2021 LGBT+ Executive Sponsor Award after winning the 2019 LGBT+ Inclusion Champion Award. Rob promotes LGBT+ inclusion internally, devising and leading specific initiatives including Thomson Reuters’ Pride Month Global Social media Campaigns #prideistheanswer and #connectwithpride and implementing all gender toilets in the Hong Kong office. Rob encourages and empowers his team to engage in LGBT+ inclusion activities and regularly speaks at events and drives key customer partnerships including HKGALA in the Hong Kong legal sector.

Senior Manager, Diversity and Responsible Business, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Amy Tye

Amy oversees all aspects of Freshfields’ responsible business including diversity and inclusion across the Asia region. Her role requires her to engage with colleagues, partners, clients and community partners. In early 2021, the firm laid down ambitious five-year diversity and inclusion goals. Amy works with key stakeholders through innovative programmes and strategic collaboration aimed at achieving these goals.

Amy is experienced in managing teams of different generations and cultures. Prior to Freshfields and a career break, Amy was a senior executive at luxury brands Bottega Veneta and Gucci. She is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in the UK before Hong Kong.

Partner, Audit & Assurance, Financial Services, Deloitte China / Network Lead of AP StandOUT and StandOUT China LGBT+ & Allies Networks

Phillip Gough

Phil is an Assurance partner at Deloitte, currently focusing on implementation of the IFRS 17 accounting standard in the insurance industry. He is a member of the DE&I Council at Deloitte China, and since joining Deloitte from EY in late 2019 has launched Deloitte’s StandOUT LGBT+ and allies networks in China and at Asia-Pacific level. Phil co-leads one of the most diverse teams in Deloitte China, and is an inclusion champion within Deloitte. He is also a former co-chair of the Hong Kong LGBT+ Interbank Forum.

CEO, Community Business

Peter Sargant

Peter Sargant is Chief Executive Officer of Community Business, a Hong Kong based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to advancing responsible and inclusive business practices. 

Peter joined Community Business following a short career break, prior to which he was an Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank. Throughout his career, Peter has been a dedicated diversity and inclusion (D&I) advocate and a champion for minority groups. As a founding member of Standard Chartered Bank’s D&I Council in Hong Kong, Peter was instrumental in establishing the Hong Kong LGBT+ Interbank Forum. Peter has had a long association with Community Business, participating in the Community Business Leadership Team (later known as the Responsible Business Network), the Diversity and Inclusion in Asia Network (DIAN) and the Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index and Awards, since their inception, and has become a recognised speaker and advisor on D&I issues within the workforce. 

Peter worked for Standard Chartered Bank for 23 years, across the consumer, wholesale and investment banking businesses in Asia, with his final role as Executive Director, Employee Banking Sales, Corporate Partnerships, within Group Retail Banking. Peter was born in the United Kingdom, but has been a Hong Kong resident since 1997.

Senior Programme Manager, LGBT+, Community Business

Sabrina Offe

Sabrina is Senior Programme Manager, LGBT+. Based in Hong Kong, she drives the development and execution of Community Business’ LGBT+ campaign strategy.

Prior to joining Community Business, Sabrina held local and global leadership roles in high-end hotel, aviation, wellness and retail operations. She built and executed complex customer service and business strategies, as well as, delivered hospitality, wellness projects and diversity & inclusion programmes.

Originally from Germany, Sabrina has lived and worked in Hong Kong, China, Canada, Turkey and the UK. She graduated with a dual First Class Honours Bachelor’s degree in International Business Management and International Tourism Assistance from the University of Wales, Cardiff. She is native in German, fluent in English and speaks basic French. Sabrina uses She/Her/Hers pronouns.

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