Push Through It Podcast Show Notes

Season 1 – Episode 5 – Roland Chesters

Dealing with HIV and making a difference…

My interview with Diversity & Inclusion campaigner and owner of Luminate, Roland Chesters.

Roland graduated in 1981 from the Royal Holloway College, University of London with a degree in Modern Languages, and after a variety of jobs in senior management in the private sector, joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a language-testing specialist.

Following a life-changing diagnosis of HIV and AIDS in 2006, he became a campaigner for diversity and inclusion. He subsequently enjoyed a number of different roles within the FCO as Diversity & Equality Officer and later Learning & Development Adviser and was also elected Chair of the Disabled Staff Network working with the wider Civil Service Disability Network. He is now a self-employed Disability Development Consultant and has his own company, Luminate.

Contacts

Mark Corder

Mark Corder LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markcorder1972/

Mark Corder Ltd website: http://www.markcorder.co.uk

Mark Corder Twitter: @MarkCorderEQ

 Roland Chesters

Roland Chesters LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/rolandchestersatluminate

Luminate website: https://luminate.uk.com/

Roland Chesters Twitter: @roland_luminate

Book: Ripples from the Edge – https://amzn.to/2CYzeFw

 

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