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19th - 20th March 2025
NEC, Birmingham

CPD Member 

Lee Chambers

Lee Chambers

Founder, Essentialise and Male Allies UK

Lee Chambers is the founder of Essentialise and Male Allies UK. After a diverse career, from corporate finance to building a tech company, he is now focused on supporting organisations to embed and deliver effective wellbeing and inclusion. He has been featured in the Startups 100 Index, has received a Great British Entrepreneur Award, and sits on the board of CMI Women.

He is a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in the USA for his work on health inequalities, the UN Women Changemaker of the Year in 2023, and is an ambassador for the Governments Lilac Review for Disabled Entrepreneurship. He speaks globally on allyship and intersectionality, having taken the stage at One Young World and the Bloomberg Global Equality Summit, and is the author of the upcoming book, Momentum: Reboot Your Career, Unlock Your Potential.

Personally, he shares his experiences as a Black autistic man, and his journey to learn to walk again after acquiring a chronic illness. He lives near Preston with his two children.