Inga’s presentations uncover how successful transformation means establishing a balance between tradition and history, and modernity and innovation. Moreover, she tackles breaking glass ceilings, and building inclusive environments within the workplace.
Dame Inga Beale is a British businesswoman with over three decades of experience in global financial services. She was awarded a Damehood for services to the economy and for her contributions to driving the inclusion agenda for women.
She led Lloyd’s of London, the three centuries old institution’s global insurance and reinsurance market. During her five year tenure, Inga was responsible for accelerating Lloyd’s modernisation, embedding an innovation culture with the opening of the Lloyd’s Innovation Lab in the heart of the market, expanding the market’s global access across new and high-growth markets. As the first female Chief Executive of Lloyd’s, Inga also played a critical role in advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across the global insurance sector, including the Dive In Festival, the only sector-wide diversity and inclusion festival in the world. Inga is Patron of Insuring Women’s Futures and also sits on the London First Board and the London Mayor’s Business Advisory Board.
Inga has made diversity and inclusion a central tenet of her corporate message. Inga has launched both internal and external diversity resource initiatives. Addressing taboo topics, Inga talks from experience about how to build an environment where people from all walks of life feel valued and can thrive at work.