Samantha Owo

Senior Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead
Lloyds Banking Group

Sam is a Senior Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead at Lloyds Banking Group, the first FTSE company to establish gender and ethnicity goals to improve the representation of women, Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic colleagues in senior positions, also the first UK Bank committed to double colleagues with disabilities in senior roles by 2025, to reflect the society we serve.

Appointed to the Board of the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter in January 2023, she is also a Non-Executive Director on the board of Ideal for All, a user-led registered charity for disabled and disadvantaged people and Chair of Governors at Meadow Primary School, a large primary school in Surrey.  Sam is an advocate and ally of the LGBT+ community, as she is passionate about equitable practices and opportunities for all.

Sam’s experience in financial services spans over two decades in Human Resources, Diversity, Equity, and inclusion, Learning and development, developing and implementing strategies, and enhancing leaders, their teams, and organizational culture.

Sam loves spending family time with her husband, daughter, and cat Jade, balancing it with her demanding and fulfilling career which gives her the opportunity to make a difference for others.


Day 2
July 25, 2024
12:10 pm

Panel Discussion C: Gender Equality -Where do we go from here?

25 July
Time:  12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

In this thought-provoking session, our panelists will explore the complexities of gender identity, roles, and expectations in society and the workplace. From addressing gender biases and stereotypes to promoting gender equality and inclusivity, we'll delve into the challenges and opportunities for creating a more gender-equitable world. Whether you're passionate about gender issues or seeking to deepen your understanding, this discussion offers valuable insights and perspectives for fostering a culture of respect, acceptance, and empowerment for all genders.

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