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Nathalie Richards, CEO of SEO London on DE&I and ROI

In an insightful fireside chat, Nathalie Richards, CEO of SEO London, shared her journey and the impactful work of SEO London in bridging the gap between talent and opportunity.

Monday, 22 April 2024

Why firms should break down the differences between diversity, equity and inclusion

Companies should understand how diversity, equity and inclusion can work together to create a better sense of belonging and benefit businesses, according to Nathalie Richards, CEO at charity SEO London.

Thursday, 22 February 2024

Networks: opening the 'invisible door' to boost social mobility

Elise Golden, Head of Alternative Investments Programme talks about the importance of networking and giving back as an SEO London Alumni.

Tuesday, 6 February 2024

Preqin First Close

It’s all about who you know. ‘One of the ways you succeed is by having a network,’ says Elise Golden, Head of the Alternative Investments Program at SEO London.

Monday, 5 February 2024

10 Tips To Help You Smash An Internship

Have a read on the top tips by Taps Mtutu on what it takes to be successful in your internship.

Tuesday, 30 January 2024

A Day in the Life of Taps Mtutu | Senior Technology Programme Manager, DEI at SEO London charity

Taps Mtutu, Head of Corporates, Consulting, Technology and Insurance, at SEO London, has dedicated her career to strengthening the pipeline of talented women and underrepresented people coming in to the industry.

Tuesday, 30 January 2024

Inspirational Woman: Nathalie Richards | Chief Executive of SEO London

WeAreTechWomen recently published a piece featuring SEO London’s CEO Nathalie Richards. In the article Nathalie talks about her experience working in tech and shares advice for young people who would like to work in the technology sector.

Friday, 5 January 2024

What firms can do to help social mobility?

Ignites Europe has recently published an article about "What firms can do to help social mobility" with commentary from Elise Golden, Head of Alternative Investments Programme at SEO London.

Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Tackling Afro-textured hair discrimination at work

CEO Nathalie Richards published a piece on Afro-textured hair discrimination at work.

Tuesday, 14 November 2023

Roundtable: Bridging the Tech Skills Gap: Do You Need More than a Degree?

Taps Mtutu, Head of Corporates, Consulting, Technology and Insurance got featured in Silicon UK's article about bridging the gap in tech.

Tuesday, 7 November 2023

How nepotism blocks 'huge swathes of talent'

CEO Nathalie Richards speaks about nepotism and how it is a stumbling block to increase diversity.

Tuesday, 31 October 2023

Virgin Unite's commitment to advancing equality and economic empowerment

CEO Nathalie Richards has been featured in Virgin Unite's latest article to celebrate her success and achievements.

Tuesday, 31 October 2023

Women in tech – is retention currently more important than hiring?

Women make up a small proportion of the tech sector despite accounting for almost half of the UK workforce – but are efforts to attract more women into the sector a distraction from trying to keep the women the sector already has?

Friday, 8 September 2023

The Schoolyard to the Boardroom: One Woman's Inspirational Journey | Nathalie Richards

Nathalie Richards speaks to 1000 Voices: Black British Social Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, 12 September 2023

Retention: Why employees from underrepresented groups leave and what to do about it

An inclusive recruitment process is the foundation stone for creating a more diverse workforce but firms need to focus on retaining talented people from underrepresented groups too, says Nathalie Richards, CEO of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO London)

Wednesday, 19 July 2023

With DE&I, frontloading change pays off

Bold steps and fresh thinking and what's needed to increase diversity in the private equity sector, says Nathalie Richards, chief exec of SEO London.

Friday, 8 September 2023

Tackling inequality: how the Beyond Barriers programme is building carer confidence

Barclays LifeSkills and the Beyond Barriers programme is helping to tackle socioeconomic and racial inequality. Find out how to get started with Barclays LifeSkills, and the ways in which it can help you, or someone you know, to develop employability and money management skills

Friday, 24 March 2023

Attracting diversity, new talent, and ambitious young professionals to alternative investment

What can we learn from SEO London’s success in schools, colleges, and career development?

Thursday, 3 August 2023

The woman creating a path to elite careers for young Black people

As the new CEO of charity SEO London Nathalie Richards is determined to drive social mobility for underrepresented youth

Friday, 11 August 2023


IPE Real Assets magazine publishes a note about our Real Estate programme

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Preqin First Close February Edition

Preqin First Close is a leading newsletter in the alternative investments industry. Have a read through their February edition and their review on AICON 2023.

Monday, 27 February 2023

Data holding back industry’s efforts to implement social mobility career strategies

Read about SEO London's mention in the Insurance Times

Monday, 13 March 2023

Alternative investment conference aims to break down barriers in banking

Read about AICON 2023 breaking down barriers in the alternative investments industry

Friday, 24 February 2023

International Women’s Day: Why a diverse green finance sector is key to delivering a just net-zero transition

Read the partnership between SEO London and Blackstone and how SEO London's programmes help diversify the workforce in the finance sector.

Tuesday, 7 March 2023

Alternative Investment Conference in London Breaks Down Barriers in Banking

In February 2023 SEO London held its first Alternative Investments Conference (AICON). The day will include insights from idnustry leaders, panel talks and networking.

Thursday, 23 February 2023


Andrew Fairbairn joins the Take Flight podcast to discuss his career journey up to SEO London.

Thursday, 12 August 2021

More diverse voices at the table will win you more business

Our founder and Sponsors for Educational Opportunity USA vice-president Andrew Fairbairn talks to Arch Insurance International in episode 4 of #PursuingBetterTogether podcast.

Thursday, 25 August 2022

‘I don’t belong here’: tackling the barriers for young people from minority groups entering employment

SEO London's CEO Nathalie Richards wrote a piece for People Management on barriers in employment that people from minority backgrounds face.

Tuesday, 25 April 2023

Property Week. SEO London kicks off second diversity recruitment programme

Wednesday, 16 November 2022


SEO London CEO Andrew Fairbairn discusses equity with Nadia Nagamootoo.

Thursday, 5 August 2021

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