Stephen Frost, MA, MPP/UP, FRSA, FCIPD
S1-C Diversity to a Deadline: How We Created Everyone’s London 2012 Olympic Games
About Stephen Frost, MA, MPP/UP, FRSA, FCIPD
Stephen is a globally recognized inclusion, leadership and communications expert. He designed, led and implemented the inclusion programs for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games as Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Organizing Committee (LOCOG). He was responsible for 22 programs across a 200,000 person workforce, £1.1 billion procurement spend, and 57 delivery functions. These ranged from inclusivity in an 11 million ticket program, to accessibility at 134 separate venues. His team managed a series of recruitment outreach action plans that achieved unprecedented workforce inclusion.
Prior to LOCOG, Stephen established and led the workplace team at Stonewall, Europe's largest LGBT equality organization; establishing and growing the Diversity Champions program to over 300 members, launching the UK's first lesbian and gay recruitment guide, establishing the LGBT Leadership program in conjunction with Henley Management College, and developing the Workplace Equality Index which has become a standard across many leading UK and global employers.
Stephen was elected recipient of the 2010 Peter Robertson Award for Equality and Diversity Champions and in 2011 he was named one of the top 100 influential LGBT people in the UK. He is currently a Visiting Fellow in the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School.