As the group head of diversity and inclusion for Hays plc, Yvonne Smyth ensures Hays’ major recruitment linked activities and insights are designed to positively promote and create more diverse workforces and inclusive workplace cultures. With over 23 years professional recruitment experience, Smyth is also the national specialism director for Hays Human Resources and Hays Legal in the UK. Across Hays Human Resources, Smyth is responsible for the national strategy for this high growth specialism consisting of over 70 consultants across 45 locations. Across Hays Legal, Smyth is responsible for a team of over 35 experts across seven locations.