About us

TAKING THE LEAD

The LACA-Lead the change Board has been created to champion diversity and inclusion at the top levels of business in the UK.

Our aim is to build strong, strategic collaborations, identify and engage with senior business leaders as change agents, to encourage them to step up to make a meaningful and measurable difference. We will also promote ideas which make a difference and share best practice.

 

Our members and advisors

Emer Timmons OBE

Emer Timmons OBE

Emer is Co-Chair of the LACA - Lead the Change board.

In January 2019 Emer founded ET Solutions GmbH, which provides Strategic Engagement Professional Services and Programmes, delivered through consultancy and extraordinary client focused experiences....Read more

 

Denis Woulfe

Denis Woulfe

Denis is Co-Chair of the LACA - Lead the Change board.

Denis is a senior business advisor and NED and Co-Chairs the LACA-Lead the Change board. Denis is also a trustee of the RNLI and is chair of the Audit and Risk Committee...Read more

William Touche

William Touche

William Co-Chairs the activation committee for LACA.

William is London Senior Partner and Vice Chair at Deloitte.  Alongside his client work, he leads Deloitte’s Executive and Board Programmes, the corporate governance team and the Deloitte Academy... Read more

Randall S. Peterson

Randall S. Peterson

Randall is Professor and Academic Director of the Leadership Institute at London Business School.

From 2007-2012 Randall was Deputy Dean of London Business School.Since 2017 Randall is also on the board of UN Women UK... Read more

Emma Codd

Emma Codd

Emma Codd is a Partner at Deloitte LLP and Global Inclusion Leader.

From 2013 – 2019 Emma was Managing Partner for Talent for Deloitte LLP and sat on the firm’s Executive Committee. During this period Emma led a period of significant change for the firm from a gender diversity perspective; this included... Read more

 

Caroline Waters OBE

Caroline Waters OBE

Deputy Chair of the EHRC, Vice President of Carers UK, RSPCA Trustee and Founder of CW Consulting Box

Caroline was also Director of People & Policy at BT and has a distinguished record on equality, inclusion, and HR setting the agenda and demonstrating real thought leadership... Read more

Elysia McCaffrey

Elysia McCaffrey

CEO, Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority

Elysia became Chief Executive of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in July 2021, GLAA is the UK’s workplace watchdog. Elysia is a senior civil servant who was previously at the Cabinet Office, where she was leading the implementation of new infrastructure... Read more

Jenny Tod

Jenny is Managing Director of Archetype UK and an adviser to the LACA Board.

Jenny leads a progressive and purpose-driven communications agency whose mission is to accelerate positive impact for people and planet... Read more

Catrina Smith

Catrina Smith

Catrina is an Employment Partner in Norton Rose Fulbright's London office.

Catrina Smith is a partner in the employment team in London... Read more

Bharatti Crack

Bharatti Crack

Bharatti is a senior HR Consultant and advisor to the LACA Board.

Bharatti is a both a senior HR Consultant and high performing technical coach ... Read more