Lenna Cumberbatch

Awards night Tuesday 14th November Grosvenor House, London


Lenna’s work focuses on diversity and inclusion strategic change.  Over 25yrs she has held operational roles at organisations such as the University of Cambridge, the Royal Society, and sexual health charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust.  Her advisory and trustee roles have included the Wellcome Trust, the British Pharmacological Society and as committee chair for communications company Project Everyone raising awareness for the UNs Global Goals.

She is committed to community and volunteers for organisations such as the Windsor Fellowship, as a Patron of Switchboard the LGBT+ helpline, and as a facilitator for anti-bullying charity, Diversity Role Models. 

Her non-executive director roles include recruitment firm Goodman Masson, Housing Association Rooftop Group, and the Grace Eyre Foundation supporting people with learning disabilities.  She sits on the Ofcom Communications Consumer Panel and Advisory Committee for Older and Disabled People.  For the European Commission Lenna audits, reviews and monitors multi-million Euro grant applications and projects as one of their team of experts. 

A member of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Lenna is a Toastmaster’s Competent Communicator and Competent Leader.  Her speaking engagements have included a keynote at the Portuguese Annual Science Communication Congress, BBC Scotland’s Black History month programme, and Women of the World (WOW) festival.