Joanne chairs bp WIN IT&S, the internal network for women in information technology at bp, developing and implementing a strategy to increase women’s participation, progression and recognition in IT roles. This includes ownership of the company Yammer tool to promote internal and external opportunities, running network sessions, driving nominations for external IT awards, providing mentoring opportunities for both women and men at all levels, and engaging with bp’s senior leadership to ensure female talent is recognized globally. Externally, Joanne is a judge for the FDM/Everywoman Women in Technology awards, judging several categories including ‘Leader of the Year’. Joanne achieves this on top of her role as Head of Cyber Behaviour Change, driving cyber security awareness and education programmes across the Company.
Freddie is the Co-chair of the Transgender Group at BP which has transformed transgender awareness within BP globally. This includes creating senior management engagement resulting in many public shows of trans support from leaders including BP’s new CEO. Freddie has developed many “Safe Space” training sessions and is also an active member of BP’s Women in Industry group advocating equality for women in BP. Outside of BP, Freddie is a Founder and Committee Member for “Trans in the City”, a collaboration of over 75 organizations to actively promote corporate transgender awareness.