Gabby Austen-Browne is a multi award winning diversity and inclusion expert, delivering consultancy, education, training and impactful initiatives such as the REACH scholarship fund for the events and hospitality sectors as founder and director of Diversity Alliance. Gabby brings her breadth of experience as an events professional to inform, support and advise on D&I strategies that are relevant to the sector. Gabby regularly writes about EDI for a variety of industry publications, is an industry judge and lectures on Diversity & Inclusion in events.
She is also co-founder of the Diverse Speaker Bureau, dedicated to nurturing and elevating the voices of people from underrepresented groups and supporting businesses and organisations to diversify their speaker panels at events. Using her voice in the industry, Gabby provides the platform for professionals to share their stories and insights around EDI in the workplace and at events via her YouTube channel and podcast, Diversity Alliance Talks.