Dr Ashley Steel, a vocal and openly gay director at KPMG, will be speaking at LSE on ‘Coming out in the workplace – does it help or hinder your career?’ on the 25th of May, 6 to 7:30 pm.

Dr Ashley Steel is senior partner for infrastructure and government at KPMG and has been a member of the KPMG board in the UK since 2003.  She is the board sponsor on the issues of corporate social responsibility and sexual orientation.

Steel was ranked 30 in the Independent’s list of 100 most influential gay people in the UK. She is also the only city based worker on the list.

The event will include a seminar presented by Ashley Steel, followed by questions and discussion and then time for some informal networking over drinks afterwards. This event is free and open to all; however numbers are limited, please RSVP by e-mailing spectrum@lse.ac.uk if you wish to attend this event.