Made up of senior leaders and experts from the business community, the Employers Working Group will explore the barriers social division creates within the workplace and make policy recommendations to overcome them. 

Simon Redfern, Director of UK Corporate Affairs, Starbucks

Simon joined Starbucks as Director of UK Corporate Affairs in April 2013.

Prior to this, Simon was a partner at Pagefield specialising in PR, public affairs and integrated corporate campaigns.

Before Pagefield, Simon was an associate director with Fishburn Hedges from 2006 to 2011. He started his public affairs career in 2001 as a consultant with Connect Communications, rising to become a director of the company before leaving in 2006.