New DEI head for Knight Frank
Knight Frank has appointed Hannah Awonuga as group head of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).
In the newly-created role, to ensure that there is a strategic roadmap in place to implement DE&I initiatives and strengthen its commitment to making Knight Frank a diverse and inclusive organisation.
Awonuga will “formulate and execute a DE&I strategy to facilitate the adoption of industry-wide best practices in DE&I, as well as develop a set of metrics which will drive this agenda across the group,” Knight Frank said in a press release.
She joins Knight Frank from Barclays Bank where she was global director and head of DE&I colleague engagement, and has 17 years’ experience in banking.
Karen Bowes, group chief people officer at Knight Frank, said: “Hannah’s appointment is demonstrative of our commitment to build an inclusive and balanced partnership, and her experience will enable us to implement a robust, measurable DE&I strategy and plan, designed to create equitable outcomes for all.”