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13/12/2018

Channel 4 Appoints Head Of Inclusion And Diversity

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Channel 4 has appointed a new Head of Inclusion and Diversity.
Yasir Mirza will work closely with Chief Human Resources Officer, Caroline Ross, and with teams across the business to help Channel 4 develop a more inclusive and diverse culture.
The new role will lead on delivering Channel 4's inclusion and diversity strategy and will develop ambitious projects and initiatives that align with the corporation’s ambition.
Yasir is an experienced inclusion and diversity leader in the media and has worked with a wide range of organisations around the world. He was Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the Guardian from 2009-2015, a period which saw the Guardian diversify its workforce and editorial content.
Previously, Yasir has worked in a wide range of roles at the Open Society Foundations, the Diversity Media Institute and within the public sector. He has also spoken at conferences for the UN, Ford Foundation, University of Westminster, Journalism.co.uk, World Forum for Democracy, Activate India and South Africa, and the Council of Europe.

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