Anne Foster

Head of Diversity and Inclusion, House of Commons

Anne Foster is the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the House of Commons. Having always been passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion, she has worked with stakeholders across the House, and externally, to create a working environment where people feel valued, respected and included, as well as improving accessibility for visitors to a World Heritage Site. Anne is responsible for developing and delivering the House of Commons Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, including embedding equality principles into all aspects of the House’s work. Over the past few years she has been instrumental in ensuring that inclusion has become a key priority for the House of Commons Commission and Executive Committee. In 2015, she was part of the Dementia Friendly Employers Group which developed a practical guide for employers, published by the Alzheimer’s Society