Rowena Estwick is the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy & Operations Manager at the Guy's and St. Thomas Foundation. She was formerly the National and International Partnerships Manager. She recently authored several thought pieces:
Rowena is currently seconded from National and international partnerships at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation, to DEI Strategy & Operations Manager. She leads the foundations corporate DEI objectives of embedding and influencing DEI practices both internally & externally, as well as investing in building an equitable legacy for the Foundation and driving cultural change. She is the Vice Chair of The Galaxy Trust (a Multi Academy Trust in Kent) and a member of the African Caribbean Alumni Network (ACAN) steering committee. She is a strong advocate of community leadership and has extensive experience in grassroots community programs, leading change and advocating for socio-economic equity. At the start of her career, she developed a community led youth center, which she ran for 10 years and received a Lambeth Civic Award for Services to Young People. She is solution-focused, highly motivated, and a confident leader. She has an honest approach, personable and a dedicated advocate of urban regeneration, community development and equity.