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Summit Speaker

Yemi Jackson

Yemi Jackson is the Founder and CEO of Engage Transform. A talent acquisition and development company with the mission of increasing the placements of women and the Global Majority (often referred to as Ethnic Minority in the West) talent in senior positions up-to Board level in Technology, Marketing and Finance. Yemi has over 20 years’ work experience, and was Senior Executive in Finance and IT before setting up Engage Transform to counter the critical need for a more engaged and diverse workplace.

Yemi is also the founder of Building Inclusive Boards (BIB) a talent incubator and accelerator for minorities seeking board positions.  Yemi is on the Advisory Board for BRiM (Black Representation In Marketing) and is on the UK Black and Brilliant Advocacy leadership.

Yemi’s passionate about continuously striving to be excellent in your chosen area, she is a qualified accountant, member of Association of Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA). Yemi completed her MBA at Warwick Business School in 2018, with her final dissertation based on implementing effective diversity strategy in the workplace.

Using every rejection as a stepping stone, Yemi has continuously demonstrated how to overcome gender and race inequity with focus and determination. Her objective now is to assist organisations in finding high calibre diverse talent (the key to innovation and growth) and placing minorities in the boardroom.

Yemi Jackson

Yemi Jackson

Founder and CEO of Engage Transform

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