Financial Times Hires Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
The Financial Times has tapped Priscilla Baffour to its newly created role of Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion. She most recently served as Head of Inclusion at Independent Television News (ITN), a UK-based television production company, where she oversaw the organization’s diversity and inclusion strategy and pioneered its work around the gender and minority pay gap. Prior to joining ITN, Baffour spent five years at Channel 4 -- a British public-service television broadcaster -- as their Industry Talent & Diversity Specialist, where she developed and ran 4talent, the Broadcasters outreach, and talent development program. The 2006 University of Bedfordshire graduate has also led diversity initiatives at BBC, British Council, ITV, Media Trust and News International. She starts her new role in March. “I’m absolutely delighted to be joining the FT and looking forward to leading on a vital part of the company’s strategy,” Baffour said. “It will be an honor to work with such an ambitious team who have already made such great progress in this space.” More here.