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Within her role as Learning and Development Advisor at GroupM, Derin has promoted ethnic minority diversity and inclusion by designing and delivering a suite of workshops in areas such as conscious hiring and allyship. These workshops have been presented to almost 3,000 employees across GroupM and WPP. Derin is also the Vice Chair of GroupM’s Roots Employee Resource Group, whose members act as representatives of and advocates for ethnic, cultural, and religious diversity. In this position Derin has been involved in shaping policy changes such as enabling the swapping of religious holidays, improving recruitment practices, and creating cultural change through impactful training. Outside of GroupM, Derin is the founder of ‘Finesse the System’ and the Co-Founder of ‘The Wake-Up Call’, a collective with over 500 subscribers which share perspectives on topics such as ‘Microaggressions Towards Black Women’, delivering, in the process, insights and actionable ideas to HR and D&I professionals.

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