Events

Marsh McLennan @ Dive In

The Festival for Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance | Sept 27-29, 2022 | Virtual

Building Braver Cultures
We’re proud to support Dive In, the annual festival for diversity, equity and inclusion in insurance. Now in its eighth year, the festival is set to be the biggest yet, with more than 150 events taking place across 40 countries from September 27-29. The aim of this year's theme - Building Braver Cultures - is to empower the industry to build environments where people feel safe, valued, respected and free to express themselves.
Jason Groves, Chair of the Dive In Festival and Global Director of Media Relations at Marsh, on the festival's DEI mission:
"To enable us to respond effectively to the complex issues facing our clients around the world, we need the fresh and creative perspectives a more diverse talent pool can provide."
Marsh McLennan @ Dive In
Join us at this three-day virtual event for an opportunity for everyone in our industry to meet each other and together become champions for change. Leaders from across Marsh McLennan are excited to be a part of presentations and panels addressing neurodiversity, racial inclusivity, community allyship and more timely DEI topics. Find our sessions and speakers below:
Opening Event

Lucy Clarke, the President of Marsh Specialty, will join other industry leaders to kickoff this year's festival. #DiveIn2022 is all about thinking ahead to create vibrant and supportive environments that allow employees to bring their whole self to work. 

Opening Event

Lucy Clarke, the President of Marsh Specialty, will join other industry leaders to kickoff this year's festival. #DiveIn2022 is all about thinking ahead to create vibrant and supportive environments that allow employees to bring their whole self to work. 

Industry Professionals Highlight Mental Health & Gender Equity as Most Pressing Issues

Doors open to biggest ever Dive In festival as industry leaders and inspirational guest speakers join call for Braver Cultures at events in 40 countries across the world 

  • Eighth edition of Dive In festival takes place between 27-29 September with a record-breaking 150 events taking place across 40 countries
  • Survey of attendees finds that mental health and gender equity are among the most pressing issues that need to be addressed to improve DE&I within the industry
  • Industry leaders including Amanda Blanc (Aviva), John Neal (Lloyd’s), Lucy Clarke (Marsh), Ann Haugh (AXIS Re), Ronald Reeves AIG) and Kalan League (AXA AL) join panel discussions
  • Inspirational guest speakers include Nicola Adams OBE, Krishan Guru-Murthy, Adam Goodes and Kelli Barrett

London, 27 September 2022: Dive In – the insurance industry’s leading festival for diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) – is continuing its mission of enabling people to achieve their potential by promoting positive action for diversity in all its forms. The focus for 2022 is on Building Braver Cultures – both on and offline – that allow people to feel safe, respected, and free to express themselves.

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Marsh McLennan Events - September 27, 2022

  • Dive In Opening Event
    With Lucy Clarke, President of Marsh Specialty, London
  • How to Build Effective Communication in the workplace (From Thai Culture Perspective)
    With Derek Heng, CEO of Marsh Thailand, Marsh PB Co Ltd., Bangkok
  • The Pandemic's Effect on Diverse Colleagues in the Workplace
    With Jaqui Parchment, CEO of Mercer Canada, Toronto
  • Racial Inclusivity: 6 Practical Steps
    With Shawn Mwatu, Investment Consultant, Mercer Delegated Solutions, London
  • Mujeres líderes en acción, ¡adiós a la tiara!
    With Martha Porcel, Claims Solutions Leader for Latinamerica and Caribbean, Marsh, Mexico City
  • Desenvolvimento de culturas inclusivas no local de trabalho
    With Rodrigo Simões de Almeida, Marsh & Mercer CEO, Country Corporate Officer, Marsh McLennan Portugal
  • Equidade de Gênero x Produtivida - Casos de sucesso
    With Marisabel Ribeiro, Talent Strategy Director, Mercer, Brazil

Marsh McLennan Events - September 28, 2022

  • Community Allyship: turning conversations into actions
    With Richard Chapman-Harris, Global Leader for Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging at Marsh McLennan’s Enterprise Functions, London
  • Unlocking Hidden Assets - Neurodiversity redefined in the modern workplace
    With Steve Woodhouse, Human Resources Director, UK & Ireland, Marsh McLennan
  • ESG: The importance of the S-Factor
    With Wolfgang Seidl, Leader Workplace Health Consulting UK and Europe, Mercer
  • Educação para diminuir a desigualdade social
    With Ana Carla Abrão Costa, Market Leader at Oliver Wyman, São Paulo

Marsh McLennan Events - September 29, 2022

  • Creating Brave Cultures that Support Mental Health in the Workplace
    With Kira Kimball, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Marsh McLennan Agency LLC
  • Exploration of impacts for the individual, organisation and the customer base the insurance industry serves
    With Steve Woodhouse, Human Resources Director, UK & Ireland, Marsh McLennan
  • Etarismo - Respeito e oportunidades entre gerações no mercado de trabalho
    With Eduarda Tenes, Managing Director, Marsh Brasil, São Paulo
  • Haciendo visible las Neurodiversidades
    With Octavio Gascón, Emotional Wellbeing Manager, Mercer, Mexico City
  • Genitorialità in azienda, come assicurarla? Sfide e opportunità per aziende e dipendenti
    With Sarah De Rocco, Employee Health & Benefits – Head of Milan Office, Marsh
  • Lavoro di cura e genitorialità, come assicurarli? Sfide e opportunità per aziende e dipendenti
    With Sarah De Rocco, Employee Health & Benefits – Head of Milan Office, Marsh
Meet our Inclusion & Diversity leaders 
Moreland Murray
Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer
Moreland has been appointed Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO) for Marsh McLennan. He continues in his role as Chief People Officer for the Company’s corporate functions. As CIDO, Moreland will lead the Company’s inclusion and diversity strategy and drive measurable and visible outcomes in this arena. Working collaboratively with senior leaders from our Finance, Human Resources, and Legal, Compliance and Public Affairs organizations, Moreland specializes in delivering transformational change for colleagues and the company. Since joining Marsh McLennan in 2011, Moreland has leveraged a business mindset and ability to think creatively to advance the strategic priorities of the firm.
Roianne Nedd
Deputy Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer
Roianne is the Deputy Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer at Marsh McLennan and the Global Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging at Oliver Wyman. She provides expert oversight on the full range of inclusion and diversity topics across all Oliver Wyman offices in 60 cities worldwide, specializing in cross-cultural diversity, inclusive leadership, intersectionality and financial inclusion. She also serves as the firm’s strategic lead for Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity.
Mostafa Abdelguelil
Marsh, Global I&D Leader
With over a decade of experience in promoting inclusion and diversity throughout a wide range of organizations, Mostafa has led initiatives that execute on global human resources, crisis resolution and reputation management. While at Capital One, Mostafa created and led all of workforce development, oversaw the transformation of the organizations business resource groups and led diversity for all of the staff functions. During his time at Hyatt Hotels Corp., Mostafa built a high functioning I&D program from the ground up; delivering on metrics, strategy and the colleague experience.
Christopher Williams
Mercer, Global I&D Leader
Christopher is the Senior Inclusion & Diversity Partner for Marsh McLennan and the Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader for Mercer. Prior to joining Marsh McLennan, Christopher was a Principal at People Development Atlas, LLC. He's a human capital executive who thrives at the intersection of business and creativity. He has leveraged a creative approach to achieving success throughout his 25-year career in organizational effectiveness and diversity. His willingness to collaborate with teams and business leaders allows him to bridge the gap between diverse functions within organizations to achieve a shared vision.
Rochelle Rosato
Guy Carpenter, Global I&D Leader
As a business leader throughout the Insurance/Reinsurance Management, Management Consulting, Media, Advertising, Life Sciences and Technology industries, Rochelle has a demonstrated a strong, consistent record of driving long-term impact and success for her stakeholders and clients. Throughout her time at Marsh McLennan, Medidata Solutions, Ogilvy and Forbes, Rochelle has designed and delivered the global DEI strategy as well as full integration with both employee engagement and talent management. She has had great success as a diversity and inclusion leader establishing and maintaining global, professional employee networks and diversity councils, rolling out company-wide Unconscious Bias, Allyship and Inclusive Leadership interactive workshops.
Richard Chapman-Harris
Enterprise Functions, Global I&D Leader
Richard is an award-winning leader in diversity and inclusion. He is an expert at driving cultural changes across a global workplace and has designed DEI strategies for organizations across a broad spectrum of industries. Richard also has experience driving a variety of People Agenda focused initiatives, including: graduate recruitment, organizational policy and leadership learning and development. As a qualified coach and associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Richard is passionate about engaging majority groups to support equity and inclusion for underrepresented, marginalized and/or minority groups.
Ámaly Homer
Standards & Best Practices, Global I&D Leader
Ámaly is currently Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader, Standards & Best Practices, for Marsh McLennan. Within this role, she supports the Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer on managing the I&D COE and serving as advisor to the Executive Committee on the enterprise-wide strategy for the organization and strategic ID&B initiatives. Prior to this role, Ámaly led the Mercer Marketplace 365+ Retiree Solution within the Mercer US Health business and served as the Mercer CEO Chief of Staff, working closely with the Mercer Executive Leadership team on developing and executing on key strategic imperatives of the organization.
Aliza Goldberg
I&D Communications Leader
Aliza is the Communications Leader for Inclusion & Diversity. Previously, Aliza worked as the External Communications Lead for Peraton, a national security company. She holds a BA from Barnard College in English and Creative Writing and an MA from Columbia University in International Security Policy and International Technology, Media and Communications.