Reflecting on my first year as Head of Responsible Business & Sustainability at Just Eat Takeaway.com
Over the last 15 years in sustainability I, very much like the industry I work in, have evolved
Over time my two identities have gone from being confused to being fused.
My journey to becoming a Non Executive Director (NED) People like me don't get jobs like these. That was the thought running through my mind at the final interview stage for a NED role. What do I mean by people like me? Females? South Asians? Under 40’s? Sustainability professionals? State school educated? New mums? Well… Continue reading People like me don’t get jobs like these
Imagine a world free of stereotypes and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.
This year was suppose to be different. Not the sequel to 2020. But despite the challenges, there were so many lessons learned.
Time off between jobs has been so important for my physical and mental health.
In the last 12 months, I have given birth (following a difficult pregnancy and labour), secured a Non Exec Director position (a role typically filled by 55+ year old, experienced, white men) and have accepted a new job (a more senior role with a broader responsibility than my previous). Was I scared to enter into… Continue reading Me, Myself and I(mposter)
Pack their bags, Prep the meals,Head to the shops, you’re out of bread.Don’t be late, there’s chores to do,Even though you’d rather be in bed. He won’t brush his teeth, she’s teething again.Its 5 in the morning, take a deep breath,Don’t get frustrated, speak calmly instead,Use every ounce of patience you have left. Did I… Continue reading The juggle is real and so is the mind talk
I set myself a goal, I worked hard, I did it. This is the new me.