Protiviti's Belton Flournoy: 'Coming out is not a once-in-a-lifetime activity'

Member of the LSE’ Inclusion Initiative

Lauren Mason
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Belton Flournoy, director at Protiviti and advisory board member of the LSE’s Inclusion Initiative, talks to Lauren Mason about assimilation, ‘the planning fallacy’ and the importance of showing vulnerability as a leader

How did you first become a diversity advocate for the industry? I founded the LGBT network within Protiviti a number of years ago and this year I helped to get our ethnic minority group off the ground. The passion I gained from running those networks made me want to help other organisations, so I worked with the mayor and Pride in London to launch Pride in the City, where we worked with a variety of corporations to help amplify LGBT voices. To create greater equality we need more men holding the babies Last year, I stepped down from my role at Pride in London to join the London S...

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