James Miller features in the OUTstanding Top 100 LGBT+ Executives Role Model List for the fourth time
NOVEMBER 09, 2022, LONDON – James Miller, Chief People Officer (CPO) at GBG, the experts in digital location, identity verification and fraud software, has been named as one of the most influential LGBT+ leaders in the world on the OUTstanding Top 100 LGBT+ Executives Role Model List 2022.This is the fourth time James has been recognised by INvolve for his achievements as an LGBT+ role model.
The annual list - which is presented by Yahoo Finance and curated by INvolve, an organisation that champions diversity and inclusion in the workplace - showcases and celebrates global LGBT+ business leaders and allies who are driving positive change to create more inclusive workplaces across the world and inspiring the next generation of diverse talent.
As CPO, James has led GBG’s Global People Strategy since 2015, fostering a culture of equality and inclusion to bring together the best and most engaged team. The strategy is designed to celebrate and welcome a diverse workforce, empowering all team members to feel comfortable being their authentic selves at work.
With more than 1,250 team members across 17 countries, James uses his executive position to drive programmes that nurture a working culture that proactively supports everyone. In its most recent employee engagement survey, conducted by Gallup, 95% of current team members said they “would recommend GBG as a great place to work”.
James is the Chair of GBG’s internal diversity and inclusion programme, ‘be/yourself’, as well as the Executive Sponsor of its Sexual and Gender Identities Chapter. As part of this, James personally delivers, and empowers others to deliver, webinars, companywide Q&A sessions and blogs to drive conversation and change for the LGBT+ community. James recognises the difference he can make through his role by sharing his expertise and tools to drive change as well as his values-driven approach to create a workplace where everyone can succeed.
Externally, James is an avid speaker, sharing both his professional and personal perspectives to effect change. Additionally, James mentors LGBT+ colleagues, is an active member of McKinsey’s Alliance group of prominent LGBT+ leaders.
James Miller, CPO at GBG, says, “I’m honoured to be recognised as an OUTstanding LGBT+ Executive Role model for the fourth time, featured alongside inspirational individuals who are paving the way to create inclusive workplaces for all. At GBG, we recognise that together our diversity is our strength, and our openness to different world views gives us a broader perspective that delivers better results.
Globally, there is still a lot of work to do to support our communities to ensure that everyone is free to be their authentic selves – this motivates and energises me each day and working with organisations such as INvolve is key to continuing to take positive steps forward.”
Founder & CEO of INvolve, Suki Sandhu OBE, says, “I’m so thrilled to be celebrating this global group of trailblazing Executives, Future Leaders and Allies who are driving meaningful and tangible change for LGBTQ+ employees across our global businesses. All the individuals within these lists are championing inclusion and, most importantly, leveraging their expertise and knowledge to drive inclusion initiatives and strategic change within their organisations. It’s vital that LGBTQ+ employees can succeed and achieve authentically, and these Role Models are essentials drivers of change who are smashing barriers to progress to create more inclusive organisations.”
We are the experts in digital location, identity and managing fraud risk and compliance. Helping organisations across the globe eliminate customer friction and fraud from their digital experiences. GBG develops and delivers digital identity, address verification, fraud prevention and compliance software to businesses globally.
Through the combination of the latest technology, the most accurate data and our unrivalled expertise, GBG helps organisations ranging from start-ups to the largest consumer and technology brands in the world deliver seamless experiences, so their customers can transact online with greater confidence.
To find out more about how we help our customers establish trust with their customers visit www.gbgplc.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @gbgplc.