Yvonne Smyth is the group head of diversity and inclusion at Hays plc, one of the leading global providers of qualified, professional and skilled recruitment. With more than 23 years of professional recruitment experience, Smyth helps ensure the company’s major recruitment activities and insights are designed to positively promote and create more diverse workforces and inclusive workplace cultures. Smyth is the national specialism director for Hays Human Resources and Hays Legal in the UK and also chairs Hays Leading Women, a thriving and recognized membership group for experienced professional women across the world of work.