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Denise Myers

Denise Myers, is CEO of recruitment firm Evenfields, founder of the Black Talent Awards and an award-winning DE&I Champion.

In the summer of 2022, she won a pitching competition at the Black Business Show, sponsored by Lloyds Bank, and was a finalist in the Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards for Diversity Champion of the Year. She has written about diversity and inclusion, education, employment and discrimination for national publications including The Independent, Diversity Q, Elite Business, and The Voice among many others.

Denise has devoted over 20 years of her career as a recruiter championing diversity and providing job opportunities for all, particularly within corporate services, the public sector, education, engineering and manufacturing. As well as being founder of Murray Myers and Evenfields recruitment consultancies, Denise supports the employability of young people through her affiliated grassroots scheme. Evenfields Community provides youths with the opportunities to develop skills in enterprise through apprenticeships and work experience placements in order to improve their career prospects.

Denise also works with employers, particularly blue-chip organisations, so that they may recruit fairer and with diversity and inclusion in mind.
In 2022, Denise launched the Black Talent Awards as part of a wider initiative to champion relatable professional role models and tackle employment discrimination. The inaugural awards received enormous support from major brands including Merlin Entertainments, Serco, Haleon and EDF Renewables UK.