Bernadette thompson obe

"Instinctively inclusive"

Bernadette Thompson OBE

A Strategic and progressive HR professional with a depth of knowledge, insight and expertise in Diversity, Inclusion,  Culture and Inclusive practice.


a pivotal influencer and trusted partner

Bernadette Thompson OBE has a proven track record of leveraging substantial leadership capability and business acumen to shape and embed innovative strategies that promote accountability and engagement in diversifying talent pipelines and driving cultural transformation. 

She provides training, facilitates organisational discussions, and delivers keynotes on Diversity, inclusion, organisational culture change, leadership, employee engagement, wellbeing, and various other aspects of how to create a thriving workforce.

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About Bernadette

 Bernadette Thompson OBE is the Associate Director of Inclusion for NHS Barts Health. Prior to this role, she worked at several UK Government Departments and Agencies, including, Ministry of Justice, Home Office, HM Treasury, Legal Aid Agency, Cabinet Office and Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. 


Speaking & Consultancy

With a wealth of knowledge and expertise, Bernadette is dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to reach their full potential. Her captivating keynotes, interactive sessions, and comprehensive consultancy services have made her a trusted partner in driving positive change.



Book Bernadette Thompson OBE for your next event or inquire about her consultancy services to unlock the full potential of your organization. Together, let’s create a more inclusive, empowered, and thriving future.

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