Gary Ford

Consultant, speaker and inclusion trainer

To book Gary Ford for your event, please call +44 (0) 7749 797341 or enquire online.

MIX Diversity Developers - Gary Ford
  • Biography

    Gary has more than 30 years’ experience in the IT industry in Financial Services. Most recently, Gary was a Managing Director at JP Morgan (JPM), where he managed a number of enterprise wide software delivery programmes.

    In 2016, Gary co-founded JP Morgan’s male allies programme for Women in Technology with Stephen Koch. Together they grew this network from a small group of people to a firm-wide network of allies across JP Morgan. This included developing an inclusion workshop that has been run over 200 times across 6 countries and trained more than 1800 allies. The ally network also organised a number of events with over 10,000 attendees within the firm.

    Since leaving JP Morgan, Gary has started a consultancy business providing inclusion training and helping companies and organisations create ally networks.

    Gary lives with his wife, Julie in Hampshire on the edge of the Meon Valley. They have 2 children, Isabella who is a Press Officer for the Department of Health and Social Care, and Lily, who is studying Theology at Cambridge University. He is also the chair of a local community group, Meon Valley Heartstart, which specialises in providing training in lifesaving skills in the area.

    Key Topics:

    • A White Man stole my job – engaging men in diversity and inclusion
    • Aligning Values – how to build your organisation so that people want to work with you
    • Pride & Prejudice – building a Male Ally network for gender equality
    • A Decent Human Being – how to be a leader that creates inclusive teams
    • Diversity Dialogues – bridging the understanding gap

    Available for:

    • Conference speaking
    • Keynote speaking
    • Virtual events
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