Belinda Parmar is a diversity campaigner and the CEO of The Empathy Business. She uses the science of empathy to change the way companies transform their organisations focusing on leadership, communications and operations. She is the creator of the Global Empathy Index which was published in the Harvard Business Review- the first index to measure empathy and inclusion at scale.
Reasons to book Belinda Parmar
- She is leading an empathy revolution at work and has helped change some of the world’s biggest banks and energy companies in Europe.
- Belinda is an expert in nudge theory and works with companies to make hundreds of ‘empathy nudges’ in a company that come the grassroots of an organisation.
- She is passionate about speaking and helping others, and her energetic style and charisma ensures a fun and learning experience for everyone in the audience.
Belinda works with large companies to implement hundreds of ‘nudges’ and interventions that organically build an empathy revolution and give people simple practical ways they can create more inclusive cultures. Her focus is on belonging and diversity and creating more courageous cultures.
Belinda was Empathy-In-Residence at Barclays, Lloyds and Centrica and she created the first ever Empathy Hub in Europe’s largest bank. Belinda was chosen in 2019 to speak at Davos as she is a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum. Belinda was awarded an OBE in 2015 by the Queen for her services to women in technology. In 2020, she was chosen as one of the top 20 Global Public Figures in Diversity and in 2021 she was voted a top 20 Diversity Champion.
Belinda has a law degree and a languages degree and believes that the magic in companies happens when you combine rational and emotional thinking to drive change. She is the author of Little Miss Geek which is used in schools to inspire young women to become tech pioneers and is currently shortlisted for Woman of the Year 2022 in the Women in IT Awards.
See keynotes with Belinda Parmar OBE