Rachel Beverley-Stevenson is the co-founder and Chief Executive of OneMedicalGroup, a nationally recognised and award-winning health and wellbeing organisation, working within, and alongside, the NHS. The Group was co-founded by Rachel in 2004 starting with delivering patient centred primary care estates. Since then, Rachel has inspired and led OneMedicalGroup’s
Rachel challenges the norm, embracing technology and innovation as well as championing creative thinking daily; she empowers colleagues to do the same to deliver positive and effective change. She is a visible and participative leader, valuing the input of her 250-strong team and peers under her direction. She is also a strong believer in using business as a force for good to improve the patient journey and actively supports several third sector organisations.
Uduak Archibong MBE is Professor of Diversity at the University of Bradford, UK, where she directs the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity and provides strategic oversight for equality, diversity and inclusion across the institution. Uduak has been recognised by the British Government and the Queen for her services to Higher Education and Equality. She was awarded MBE in the 2015 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Sharon Watson is the 7th Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre. Trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance, she was one of the first female Principal Dancers invited to join the all-male award winning Phoenix Dance Company, touring with the company from 1989 to 1997 where she choreographed Never Still and Shaded Limits. Having left Phoenix to pursue
In life I wear a few hats… Head of Diversity at IMA leading the vision both internally and externally for global marketing agency IMA. IMA formally Intermarketing agency started in Leeds over 30 years ago and now have offices around the world in Manchester, London, New York, Munich, Sydney, Cape Town, Amsterdam as well as our brand new state of the art HQ on the docks in Leeds city centre.
“I am delighted and proud to be the Patron of the Legacy Awards here in my home city of Leeds. The Legacy Awards ceremony has grown year on year and has become a significant event in the annual calendar of events in Leeds. The Legacy Awards gives us an opportunity to celebrate the