4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central


Lee Chambers

Psychologist and Allyship Specialist.

Speaker profile

Lee Chambers is the chief psychologist and founder of Essentialise and Male Allies UK. After a diverse career, from corporate finance to building and exiting tech company, he is now focused on supporting organisations to engage men in inclusion and promote effective allyship. He has been featured on the Startups 100 Index, has received a Great British Entrepreneur Award, and sits on the board of CMI Women, Regenerage and the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. In 2024, he received the Freedom of the City of London.

He is a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in the USA, the first Black British scientist to be awarded in it’s 33-year history, received for his work on health inequalities. He is the UN Women Changemaker of the Year in 2023, and is an ambassador for the UK Governments Lilac Review for Disabled Entrepreneurship. He speaks globally on allyship and intersectionality, having taken the stage at One Young World, ChangeNOW and the Bloomberg Global Equality Summit, and is the author of the upcoming book, Momentum: Reboot Your Career, Unlock Your Potential.

Personally, he shares his experiences as a Black autistic man, a stay-at-home dad, and his journey to learn to walk again after acquiring a chronic illness. He lives near Preston with his two children.


Wednesday 05 June


11:40 - 12:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Stop Fixing Women: It’s Time to Fix the System

Lee Chambers

Psychologist and Allyship Specialist



4-5 June 2024

Manchester Central


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ExCel London