Laks Mann is an award-winning Diversity and Inclusion Champion with a career spanning the corporate, charitable and public sectors.
Laks currently works with the Metropolitan Police in Strategy and Transformation, having previously qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC before joining JLL and Deutsche Bank, and then later moving to the charity sector to work in sustainability.
Laks is a Mayor of London appointed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor to City Hall, a Trustee and LGBTQ+ Lead for South Asian Heritage Month, a Trustee for wellbeing charity caba, and is the Founder of Gaysians UK.
Laks was named in the inaugural Diversity Power List 2022/23 honouring the UK’s Top 50 D&I changemakers. Laks was the Winner of the LGBT+ Positive Role Model 2020 Award at the prestigious National Diversity Awards, and was a Finalist at the Rainbow Honours 2022 and the British Diversity Awards 2020. Laks was also listed in the Top 30 BAME Leaders of 2020 by University of Oxford. House of Commons, Lloyd’s Bank and Operation Black Vote.