As Group HR Director, Leigh Lafever-Ayer leads the HR team to drive employee engagement and career opportunities for Enterprise employees.
Leigh is passionate about creating an inclusive environment for all. Enterprise, has been recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women each year since the award’s inception in 2005.
Enterprise is also a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, in the top 10 of the Social Mobility Foundation Index and part of The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers.
Leigh champions, advises and sponsors DEI initiatives; she launched and is editor of DRIVE magazine, an internal Enterprise publication, that was created to focus on diversity with a lens on gender equality and she also steers the team’s Executive Diversity Council.
Leigh is on the BITC Gender Leadership Board, Bridge Builder’s Mentoring advisory board, DMA Talent Committee and Royal Holloway University London School of Business and Management Advisory Committee.
Leigh was recently recognised as Equality and Diversity Director of the Year 2021 by the Institute of Directors for the Southeast.