Hayley Barnard is the Managing Director and Diversity Strategist at MIX Diversity Developers Ltd. She is a compelling communicator, with work previously published in The Times and Hello! Magazine. Hayley’ talks cover all types of diversity including age, disability, ethnicity, gender, LGBTQ+, neuro-diversity and diversity of thought.
Barnard tackles issues surrounding unconscious bias and inclusiveness with humour, ensuring that her ideas have real value for audiences’ working lives. Her company MIX works with large organisations such as ASDA, Travis Perkins and HSBC.
Hayley Barnard is a communications expert who studied marketing at postgraduate level and then worked in internal and external business communications for over 17 years. Her specialism is in strategy development, communication planning and execution. Hayley’s focus is to improve inclusiveness, reduce inequality and bring competitive advantage to organisations through development and communication of innovative D&I strategy. She is an experienced trainer on unconscious bias and effective communication.
Hayley Barnard recently returned from the Arctic Circle as part of the ‘LeasePlan Women’s Arctic Challenge’. MIX worked with LeasePlan to develop this unique platform to communicate the gender balance issue and challenge unconscious bias within their company.
“I want to thank Hayley Barnard for all that she did to make our meeting a success! This was my first time having a speaker join us via video link and I was excited about using this technology. I couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out! Her message was on point, her delivery was flawless, and she had our attendees engaged from the start. I would highly recommend Hayley to any organization!”
Katie Chapman, Conference & Events Planner, www.mranet.org
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