Mark Lomas' Biography

Mark was born in Bermuda and attended the Purcell School of Music in London. Following this, Mark attended from the Juilliard School of Music at the age of 16 and graduated in 1998.

Shortly after returning to London following his studies Mark started work with the Shaw Trust, a national disability charity and steadily progressed through the organisation becoming the National Equality and Diversity Manager assisting the Trust to become a Stonewall Top 100 employer and winning the Bristol Recruitment Awards for Positive Action schemes. In 2009 Mark left the Shaw Trust to continue work as an independent consultant.

Mark reviewed and redesigned the Law Society Diversity & Inclusion Charter self assessment standards, toolkit and reporting system and also the Law Society Procurement Protocol for which he won the ENEI Inclusive Procurement Award. In 2013, Mark authored the Equality & Diversity Risk and Compliance Toolkit published by the Law Society to assist firms meet regulatory requirements in relation to equality and diversity. Recently, Mark has worked on several diversity projects for the BBC and a range of leading companies in the finance, health, probation, Arts, media and legal sectors.

Strategy development, inclusive recruitment reviews, equality analysis, training development and delivery, development of benchmarking & guidance resources and equality & diversity research studies are all recent projects successfully delivered by Mark.