Multi-award winning business legal and diversity leader
Named one of the Top 30 most inspirational women in the City
Founder of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation
Miranda Brawn is a multi-award winning legal business and diversity leader who is hailed as a trailblazer. She is featured in the Financial Times Top 100 Global BAME Business Executive Leaders Powerlist, named Top 30 most inspirational women in the City of London by Brummel magazine under their Diversity Champion category, featured on City AM’s Women In The City (Business and Finance category) & Speakers 100 Powerlists, BE Mogul Winner for being an inspirational black business person, recipient of the Extraordinary Lady STAR Award for making a positive global impact, named a “Future Tech Girl” Role Model, featured in the “Fem Tech Leader” Global List for influential women within technology and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts for her great contribution to community, philanthropy and diversity work in Britain.
Miranda drives companies to achieve strong financial performance and public engagement, built upon her extensive experience over the past 20 years working for some of the world’s biggest companies such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan. With a background as an investment banker and a barrister, Miranda’s primary role is to manage the company’s legal risk across Europe for the derivatives, regulatory and securities financing business for an investment bank.
With over 15 years’ experience in community, philanthropy and diversity work, Miranda wanted to go the extra mile and founded the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation. This provides future BAME leaders with opportunities and incentives including a partnership with The Prince’s Trust to help increase diversity in Britain.
She has co-founded the General Counsel Diversity Leadership Forum and Color In Tech to help increase race and gender diversity. She is on the committee board for various women’s networking groups, such as the City Women Network’s Professional Development Committee, which helps increase gender diversity. She is also part of the Thomson Reuters Legal In-House Advisory Network and Business Law Consultation Advisory Board. Miranda is on the board as Vice Chair of the Black Cultural Archives, Patron of the Black British Academics and board member for other organisations such as Cancer Research UK Women of Influence Board.
As an international keynote and motivational speaker, Miranda has spoken and moderated at numerous industry events and educational institutions on a host of topics, such as business, finance, law, education, success, networking, personal branding, diversity and technology.
She is also a TV Contributor and Broadcaster which includes providing commentary and expertise on television and radio for various channels such as BBC, ITV, SKY, Channel Four, Bloomberg and London Live while being quoted in the media including the Financial Times, Grazia, Daily Mirror and the Guardian.
“Miranda Brawn, what an amazing host, beautiful, poised and interesting” – Sloan Magazine
“Miranda did a brilliant job hosting!” – Colourful Radio Founder, Kofi Kusitor MBE
“I think Miranda was excellent as an Awards Host, she conducted the whole event with professionalism, her style is charming and attractive.” – Councillor Saleha Jaffer, Mayor of Lambeth
“Miranda Brawn has kindly accepted our invitation to be the MC for the Lambeth Community pride awards ceremony 2016. This is a very important event for our community, celebrating residents and organisations aiming to improve our borough as a place to live and work. Miranda was a truly inspiring host, being an award winning role model herself, but in the same time friendly, down-to-earth and caring for the same causes. Thank you, Miranda” – Maria Athini, Lambeth talk editor, Senior Policy and Communications officer.
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