Emer Timmons has held key roles at large telecoms and professional services firms for over 17 years and is now president of BT Global Services UK. She joined BT in 2006. She represents BT as a founding member of the Board of the National Equality Standard. Committed to furthering equality, the National Equality Standard is supported by the Home Office, the Equality & Human Rights Commission and the CBI. Timmons has also recently joined The Women’s Business Council, set up by the government in 2013 to drive more modern and diverse workforces.