Mark Lomas

Non-Executive Director

Mark Lomas was appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the Board on 1 September 2021.

Mark is Chair to the newly formed People, Culture and Diversity & Inclusion Committee. This is a new and key appointment for our organisation. It demonstrates our commitment to our fourth strategy pillar, ‘Get, Grow and Keep Great People’ and our Diversity & Inclusion strategy over the coming months and years.

He has delivered numerous diversity and inclusion projects in the UK and internationally across a wide variety of sectors, including The Financial Reporting Council, Lloyds Market Association, Bermuda Hospital Board, Sheffield University, NHS Clinical Commissioning Group Boards, Highways England, ITV, The Law Society & the BBC. Mark is a published author on the topic of Equality and Diversity having authored the Law Society E&D Risk & Compliance Toolkit which assists law firms to comply with regulation and is the co-author of research published for Arts Council England on Goal 5: Equality & Diversity for Young People in the arts.

Mark is currently Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at HS2 (High Speed Rail 2).

In 2019, he was identified in the Top 50 Influential Global D&I Leaders and was awarded 2019’s Head of Diversity at the Inclusive Companies Excellence Awards. In 2020, Mark was named in the People Magazine Top 20 D&I Powerlist and in 2021 was recognised by D&I Leaders Co. as one of the Top 100 Inspirational Global E,D&I Leaders.

Mark is also an executive committee member of the R.I.D.I. (Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative).