All3Media appoints head of diversity, equity and inclusion

Annika Allen

All3Media Group has appointed Annika Allen as head of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).

Reporting to Sara Geater, All3Media’s chief operating officer, Allen joins from British banking firm Barclays’ global DE&I division.

In the newly created role, Allen will be responsible for delivering the group’s DE&I strategy, working with its production companies, HR and talent teams. She will build external stakeholder relationships and contribute to sector-wide DE&I work.

At Barclays, Allen was part of a team advising senior leaders and stakeholders across the company to help deliver change. She created the company’s inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Report and designed and delivered its DE&I intranet.

Prior to joining Barclays, Allen held senior roles at Crimestoppers, Deal Real Legacy and Flavourmag, specialising in digital communications, publishing and events. She began her career in television and journalism, including stints at Cactus TV, TalkbackThames, Maverick and RDF Television.

Geater said: “We are delighted that Annika will lead our DE&I strategy across the group, her experience will enable us to continually improve our working practices, attitudes, and behaviours.”

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