Naval Service’s diversity networks are officially ‘Awesome’!

Both the Naval Servicewomen’s Network and Naval Service Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Network have been recognised in the Top 100 Awesome Networks List 2015.

The list celebrates the important work and positive impact that network groups have as an integral part of the diversity, inclusion and engagement agenda of organisations.

In addition, the Naval Service has also been shortlisted, from over 450 nominations, for the inaugural Inclusive Networks Awards.

  • Brigadier Peter Cameron MBE for 'Network Champion of the Year' as the Naval Service LGBT Diversity Advocate
  • Lieutenant Commanders Sam Truelove and Chris Wood for 'Network Leaders of the Year' as Vice-Chairs of the NS LGBT Network
  • Lieutenant Commander Chris Wood for 'Inspiring Network Member of the Year' as a member of the NS LGBT Network

This highlights the positive difference our networks have in promoting diversity and inclusion, pushing the Naval Service to the fore as a modern and inclusive organisation

Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodock OBE, the Second Sea Lord

Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodock, the Second Sea Lord, said: “I am absolutely delighted that the work of our diversity networks, their members and our diversity advocates has been recognised publically by Inclusive Networks.  

"This highlights the positive difference our networks have in promoting diversity and inclusion, pushing the Naval Service to the fore as a modern and inclusive organisation. 

"I remain committed to ensuring our people can work in an environment where they can openly be themselves irrespective of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity and gender.”