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Insurance Ireland - Deloitte webinar for HR Leaders


Insurance Ireland - Deloitte Webinar for HR Leaders 'Building a successful diversity and inclusion strategy' 

When: Thursday, 8th October 

Time: 8.30am - 9.30am 

Where: Online via Zoom 


Speakers: Valarie Daunt, Partner and Human Capital Lead; Deloitte, Melissa Scully, Director – Risk Advisory and Corporate Governance Leader, Deloitte and Moyagh Murdock, CEO, Insurance Ireland

Overview: With diversity and inclusion (D&I) becoming an increasingly business critical issue, this event will be practical in nature, focusing on which areas to consider when developing a D&I strategy and progressing it to a plan of action with metrics. It will also cover articulating the business case for D&I, as well as how to engage the Board and c-suite executives.

Building on insights from our recently published Diversity and Inclusion 2020 Report in partnership with Insurance Ireland, this workshop is aimed at HR leaders and other leaders with responsibility for D&I in their organisations. The event will also feature interactive breakout sessions allowing attendees to discuss challenges and solutions with their peers across the insurance industry.  


  • Introduction – Moyagh Murdock, CEO, Insurance Ireland
  • How to engage the Board and C-suite and articulating the business case – Melissa Scully, Director – Risk Advisory and Corporate Governance Leader, Deloitte
  • How to develop a D&I strategy and progress this to a plan of action including metrics – Valarie Daunt, Partner and Human Capital Lead, Deloitte 
  • Interactive breakout sessions

Biographical details

Valarie Daunt is the Human Capital Lead in Deloitte Consulting. She has spent over 16 years delivering human capital solutions to clients across multiple sectors both as a practitioner in the role of HRD with an international bank and as a Consultant. She has responsibility for the provision of advisory services to a broad range of the firm’s national and international clients and specialises in advising private, public and financial service companies on all aspects of Human Capital.

Melissa Scully is a Director in our Risk Advisory practice and leads our Deloitte Ireland Centre for Corporate Governance. Melissa specialises in Board effectiveness and corporate governance across all industries and brings insight into the challenges facing Boards and Directors. Her clients range from public sector organisations and financial services institutions to FTSE 100 companies. She has delivered over 75 Board effectiveness and governance engagements across Ireland and Europe.  

This webinar is open to the Insurance Ireland members. For further details please contact Annie O’Leary

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