Paulette Cohen

Paulette Cohen

Director, Diversity and Inclusion


Paulette has been a Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Barclays since April 2016. She leads the D&I strategy and campaigns across global functions, and has lead responsibility for driving forward the disability agenda across the business, including Barclays campaign on mental health and well-being, This is Me.

Previously, Paulette was Director of Global Programmes for Barclays, responsible for the flagship community investment partnerships with INGO’s across 13 markets, focusing on financial inclusion and employability.

She joined Barclays in 2010, following six years as Deputy Chief Executive of Windsor Leadership running leadership development programmes for senior leaders from across all sectors of society. Previously, she headed up communications at Save the Children, VSO, and The Conservation Volunteers where she was a board member for 7 years. She currently sits on the board of the Business Disability Forum, Lord Mayor’s Appeal and International Broadcasting Trust.