Bernadette Thompson OBE is a trailblazing leader in the field of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).

During a career spanning 23 years in the Civil Service, Bernadette has played a pivotal role in shaping and implementing inclusion strategies within multiple departments, fostering diversity, and driving cultural transformation. For five years, she co-chaired a cross-Government race network, earning multiple awards for its impact. 

Bernadette is currently Director of EDI at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.