DE&I: The Role of CRE, Design & Organizational Planning Monday, 15 March 2021 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

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This facilitated session will explore how corporate real estate, design and organizational planning can contribute to the diversity, equity and inclusion experience of a company. An architect, a CRE exec and an LGBTQ ambassador from IBM will discuss how design leadership must be an integral part of any company’s DE&I strategy to ensure structural and strategic alignment. Learn best practices and gain insights from a proactive company leading by example.


Portrait photo of Jeri Ballard Jeri Ballard
Executive Vice President, Real Estate, Business Service Centres and Corp. Travel, Royal Dutch Shell
Portrait photo of Jordan Jones Jordan Jones
Strategy Director, IA Interior Architects
Portrait photo of Andrew Merewether-Helps Andrew Merewether-Helps
Digital Recruitment Experience Solution Expert & Project Manager, IBM Global Real Estate
Portrait photo of Jane Muir-Sands Jane Muir-Sands
Vice President Global Real Estate and Operations, IBM Global Real Estate
Portrait photo of Ella Slade Ella Slade
Global LGBT+ Leader, Diversity and Inclusion, IBM Global Real Estate


Diversity Equity and Inclusion