REC appoints Allen-Horton and Monye as D&I ambassadors

Scarlett Allen-Horton, director of global energy and engineering executive search firm Harper Fox Partners, has been appointed as one of two diversity & inclusion ambassadors by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Allen-Horton, who also was a finalist in the 2019 series of the BBC TV show The Apprentice and since had the investment of Lord Sugar in her recruitment business, joins former England and Harlequins rugby union star and sports presenter Ugo Monye to champion and improve D&I in the recruitment industry, a press statement today [29 June 2021] said.

In their ambassadorial roles, Allen-Horton and Monye will play a key role in a campaign to increase D&I in the staffing industry. The statement said: “They will use their experience and knowledge around the issue to help raise awareness of how recruitment businesses can achieve best practice in making their organisations diverse and inclusive so people can progress their careers with equality of opportunity. They will champion the sector’s successes and advocate for good recruitment as a way to increase D&I in all workplaces.

“Recruiters are central to helping their clients create a diverse workforce.”

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