Join Intuitive and two very special guests on February 10th 13:00 – 15:30, for the very first ED&I Knowledge Session webinar for transport.

There will be live discussion, hot debates, a breakout session, and inspiring speaker stories focused on helping transport make a success of unprecedented change and opportunity.

We’ll explore how with powerful ED&I strategies, transport can adapt, innovate, and achieve sustainability faster.  You’ll learn about an area that is quite rightly a priority for the UK transport sector and get tangible advice about how ED&I can address the significant skills shortage we’re facing.

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Session Description

13:00 13:15 Introduction with Intuitive Founder, Nina Lockwood
13:15 13:30 ED&I insights with Independent Expert and TEDx alumni, Sharon Amesu
13:30 13:45 Success spotlight with Network Rail’s Director of D&I, Loraine Martins OBE
13:45 14:30 ED&I priority areas debate with Intuitive, Sharon and Loraine
14:30 14:45 Comfort break
14:45 15:15 Interactive breakout session – reflection and guided advice for applying your new knowledge
15:15 15:30 Q&A and thank you


Sharon Amesu

Leadership Consultant, Professional Speaker

Sharon Amesu is a multi-award-winning Professional Speaker. She had a successful 16-year strong law career and now runs a Consultancy that supports organisations with Leadership Development and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. As a Professional Speaker, Sharon is invited to speak internationally about Women in Leadership, Inclusive Leadership and Leadership Accountability.

Sharon was a Founding Fellow of the Society of Leadership Fellows, St George’s House, Windsor Castle, an Honorary Industry Fellow of the University of Salford Business School and former Branch Chair for the Institute of Directors. Sharon was recently invited to join the Northwest Business Leadership Team and is a Board member of The Hallé Orchestra.

A lifelong learner, Sharon is undertaking Advanced Studies in Executive Coaching with The University of Cambridge. Sharon was recently recognised as one of 5 Pioneering Black Mancunians.

Sharon Amesu

Loraine Martins OBE

Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Loraine leads Diversity and Inclusion at Network Rail, which maintains and develops Britain’s rail infrastructure.  With some 39,000 employees, it is the fastest-growing railway in Europe.  Loraine leads a centre of expertise that supports Network Rail’s ambition to be a more open, diverse and inclusive business.

Previously, Loraine led a multi-award winning team on equality and inclusion and employment and skills in the construction of the Olympic Park, its infrastructure, venues and facilities for London 2012, for which she was awarded an MBE.  Loraine is the vice-chair of the Trust for London, a grant-making body that tackles inequality and poverty in the capital and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Loraine was awarded an OBE in 2021 for her work to improve diversity throughout Network Rail and her voluntary work with the National Mentoring Scheme.

Loraine Martins OBE

Nina Lockwood

Founder & Director, Intuitive

Nina has specialised in recruiting talented leaders for over 20 years and has been immensely successful in creating an international network of highly qualified, experienced individuals. Nina leads on non-executive director searches, and supports our team in delivering leading senior management and executive board appointments.

For 4 years, Nina has chaired the Outstanding Personal Contribution category for the National Rail Awards and judged the Outstanding Teamwork category and is a regular face at industry conferences. Nina also sits on the Women in Rail North West Committee, is a mentor for the Women in Transport Mentoring Scheme and an Ambassador for Girls out Loud.

Nina’s Intuitive Insights Podcast series, which you can follow here, gives voice to the experience and knowledge of the UK’s transport leaders.

Nina Lockwood