The Two Sides of Diversity No One Has Told You About [Interview with Dr Richard Norrie]

Dr Richard Norrie is the author of “Two Sides of Diversity”.

Find out which is the most ethnically diverse job in the UK. 

Here are some key messages from this episode: 

  • The most ethnically diverse jobs in England & Wales
  • The difference between the Rooney Rule and quotas 
  • How the “Immigrant Promise” really works

Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

The Growth of “Minority” Talent

“Minority talent is passing through the system, towards the top we need to nudge things along”

The Immigrant Promise

“For most immigrants it’s the dream of a better life, some manage it more than others” 

A Bespoke Approach to Diversity & Inclusion 

“Every situation is unique, there are a lot of people out there who claim to have the answers but we don’t know if these things truly work, if they are applicable to every situation”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper:  

Policy Exchange


The Davies report

The McGregor Smith Review

The Parker Review

Bittersweet Success? Glass Ceilings for Britain’s Ethnic Minorities at the Top of Business and the Professions

The Two Sides of Diversity

The Equality Act (2010) Gender Pay Gap Information

Crafting an identity: an examination of the lived experiences of minority racial and ethnic individuals in the workplace

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