Jenny Baskerville is Director, Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality at KPMG in the UK. Jenny joined KPMG as a public sector audit graduate, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2010. In 2011 she joined the KPMG Corporate Responsibility team taking on a variety of roles before moving into External Affairs in 2016 as Head of Social Mobility. In 2018 Jenny became Co-Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality (IDSE) and then Head of IDSE in 2019.
Under Jenny’s direction as Head of Social Mobility, KPMG was appointed by Government as one of the 11 founding Social Mobility Champions, was an inaugural winner of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility), were awarded the Leadership of the Year award at the first Social Mobility Awards and has ranked in the top three of the Social Mobility Employer Index since its inception.
Jenny is a member of ELBA’s Finances and General Purposes Committee, Chair of the Living Wage Advisory Council, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability and a former School Governor at Orleans Park School. Jenny has a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge.