May 2, 2024

Shirine Khoury-Haq: “In business, there is such value in having diversity around the table.”

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About this episode

Shirine Khoury-Haq is CEO of The Co-operative Group – the first woman to hold the position in the history of the business. Shirine is a powerhouse and has held significant leadership roles in both the US and the UK.

In this episode, Shirine tells us about climbing up the corporate ladder as a woman and her choice to be outspoken about her perceived difference in a world full of men. How she and Co-op foster diversity and inclusion for a more robust business. And she reminds us that these policies aren’t just for the sake of a few, but for the collective – they ensure everyone can bring their whole self to work.

Find out more about Shirine and her work here.


Your host is Tunde Banjoko OBE, founder of Making The Leap.

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