Windrush at the Top: The Black Talent Scorecard

Thursday 22 June

Join this event to recognise the contributions of the Windrush Generation as part of the 75th Anniversary.


Open to all Business in the Community (BITC) members and non-members. This event is designed for HR and people management managers/ practitioners, diversity and inclusion managers/practitioners and senior managers.


On 22nd June 1948, the HMT Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks, Kent.

The ship carried people from across various British Commonwealth Caribbean islands who had been invited to work in the UK to help rebuild its infrastructure and to provide services following the devastating impact of the second world war.

This migration was to span twenty years

This event will:

  • Recognise the contributions of the Windrush generation as part of the 75th-anniversary celebrations.
  • Tell the stories of senior leaders, descended from the Windrush Generation, who have progressed to the top table of key industries in the UK.
  • Give practical tips to employers on supporting talent from diverse ethnic backgrounds to progress to senior roles in their organisations.
  • Share tips for women and individuals keen to progress within their careers and organisations.


  • Camille Drummond, Senior Vice President Global Business Services, bp
  • Claire Camara, Global Chief People Officer, Essence Mediacom
  • Carmen Watson, Chair of Pertemps Network Group, Pertemps
  • Sandra Kerr CBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community

Join this webinar to

  • Hear insight from, and ask questions of three BITC Race Leadership Team members about their UK and global leadership roles.
  • Explore the importance of good HR policies, processes, and leaders’ actions.
  • Explore the critical roles mentors, allies, and sponsors can play in facilitating employee progression.

Booking and contact details and further information

  • Contact Florence Hughes, Events Manager at BITC, for any further questions.
  • Full joining instructions will be sent before the event.

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