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Mahari is the co-chair of the internal Black network within Lloyds Banking Group – BOLD established in 2019. Through the Group’s public Race Action Plan, the network aims to ensure the increase from 0.6% to 3% of Black colleagues in senior leadership positions across the Group. In addition, Mahari and the BOLD Network have been given ownership of the Group’s Black History Month celebrations to educate, celebrate and raise awareness among employees. Mahari has also developed an impactful internal Anti-Racism campaign called #StandingTogether, which was rolled out across the Retail Transformation team in December 2021. Additionally, Mahari and the BOLD network organised monthly events to promote Black and Ethnic minority colleagues, giving them visibility and raising awareness of opportunities across the Group. Speaker at many universities and schools, he also won awards such as Lloyds Banking Group Internal I&D Champion of the Year 2020.