Diversity and Unconscious Bias Specialist
Elonka is a diversity and inclusion specialist in the arts and creative industries. She brings over 20 years’ experience working at the BBC. She most recently spent two years attached to the Office of the BBC Director General, where she oversaw the implementation of a high-profile Diversity Action Plan. Elonka was the BBC representative on Project Diamond: a pan-industry diversity monitoring tool taken up by the major UK broadcasters (BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Sky). Elonka has also worked with a number of national broadcasters across Europe to incorporate unconscious bias tools and techniques into their working practices. She recently delivered unconscious bias training at Yle and DR, the respective national public service broadcasting companies of Finland and Denmark. She is also working with HS2, advising on their supplier diversity protocols.