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INCLUSION
& DIVERSITY

POTENTIAL MADE REAL

CREATING CULTURES THAT ARE BETTER FOR BUSINESS AND BETTER FOR PEOPLE

Making the workplace more inclusive is the right thing to do. But, there are also tangible business benefits, with the most diverse organisations proven to enjoy stronger financial results, as well as more satisfied employees, job seekers and customers.

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PEOPLE

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76%

Of job seekers evaluate the diversity of a workplace when considering job offers.

PERFORMANCE

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2x

Inclusive organisations are twice as likely to meet or exceed financial targets.

RISK

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-30%

Diversity of thinking

in teams can lead to

a 30% decrease in risk.

REPUTATION

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67%

Of consumers would reconsider purchasing from a company that did not align with their values.

Your organisation may understand the business imperative of diversity and inclusion (D&I), but perhaps your team struggles to know what actions to take. Or gets overwhelmed by the many facets of a successful diversity & inclusion strategy?

Our practical approach starts with identifying what your organisation is already doing and enhances it to drive your D&I agenda forward.

HOW WE CAN HELP

ADVISORY

Just-in-time D&I advice and support for organisations

Ideal for firms that have an in-house team to run day-to-day D&I workflows. We provide advice on an as-needed basis to bolster your strategy and skills set.

On-going support for your HR team to advance your D&I capabilities

One-to-one career advice and planning for under-represented employees, empowering them to navigate their work culture and thrive.

Amplifying the voices and potential of your under-represented talent

CONSULTANCY

End-to-end support for your D&I initiatives

Our consulting service offers our hands-on expertise from the inception of your D&I strategy or policy initiative, until its successful completion.

TRAINING

Make D&I an integral part of your day-to-day work culture. Book a bespoke workshop to upskill and empower your Board, HR Teams and employees.

Bespoke D&I learning for your organisation

ABOUT ANDREA DERMODY

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With over twenty years of experience working across the global financial services marketplace in talent management, learning & development and diversity & inclusion, Andrea most laterally led the EMEA diversity & inclusion strategy for State Street. 

Andrea is now managing director of her own D&I advisory and consulting practice, Dermody, as well as a leading national industry voice on diversity & inclusion. 

Supporting organisations across a range of industries, Dermody’s clients include financial services organisations, semi-state utilities, global insurance companies, technology start-ups and multinational construction firms.

 

Dermody specialises in helping organisations build inclusive cultures that embrace multiple points of view to drive business success.

OUR CLIENTS ENJOY

  • Sustainable, achievable D&I strategies that complement existing policies and processes.

  • The benefit of our experience in upskilling internal teams for the future.

  • Enhanced regulatory compliance, with regulators seeing inclusion as a key driver in diversity of thought and avoiding “group-think”.

  • Renewed confidence that they are on the right path, with a clear plan to tackle the various diversity & inclusion workflows without overwhelm, or burn out.

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Susan Stenson,
Chief Executive Officer, Independent Audit Limited

Andrea's approach to diversity and inclusion is insightful and pragmatic. She helped us to understand where we had opportunities to improve and to find solutions that were achievable. Andrea's inclusive style was very effective at bringing the whole team along.

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Jackie O'Regan, Head of Organisation Development at Irish Water

Andrea took the time to learn about our strategic objectives and organisational culture and about where we were on the D&I journey. As a result, her observations and recommendations have been both insightful and of practical benefit. I look forward to working with Andrea again in the future. 

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Cormac O'Sullivan,
Chief Operating Officer, at BNY Mellon Fund Services

Engaged with Andrea to provide training to a group of senior managers. She took the time to gain insights into our requirements and tailored the course accordingly. Coupled with her engaging and inclusive delivery style, the training was positively received and highly relevant for the attendees.

PROUD TO WORK WITH