David Hull-Watters

Author of Never Blend In & Winner of the National Diversity Award 2014

  • Conscious Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement Specialist
  • Creator of the RESPECT Program
  • Founded the Give ‘em Hope Campaign
  • Won the Vodaphone World of Difference Award 2010
  • Won the National Diversity Award 2014
  • Author of Never Blend In

When David Hull-Watters is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

An Introduction To Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Unconscious Bias/ Conscious Inclusion
Developing A Disability Confident Culture
Working Supportively With Neurodivergent Colleagues
Simple Support Strategies When Working With Neurodivergent Colleagues
Neurodiversity within Policing, Prisons and Probation
Neurodiversity With Education
A Holistic Approach To Mental Health & Wellbeing At Work
LGBTQ+ Awareness
NEVER BLEND IN – LGBTQ+ Stories Of Resilience & Empowerment

An Associate Consultant and Trainer for the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion, David Hull-Watters, is a Disability and Neurodiversity in the Workplace, LGBTQ+ and Unconscious Bias Specialist. Additionally, he supports individual clients and businesses as a Wellbeing Coach.

Most recently, he has worked with the British Transport Police, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, and the British Library, on projects to enhance working supportively with neurodivergent colleagues and clients; with Bristol-Myers Squibb, bulk, SuperDry, Clear Score, Enfield Council, Maven, Square Trade Ltd and the University of Glasgow to develop their inclusion agenda with regards to LGBTQ+ employees and has delivered talks and training on Disability Awareness, Unconscious Bias for the British Science Association, Health Recovery Solutions, London Early Years Foundation, Santander UK, Tisski, University of Reading and the NHS.

Significantly, he is a winner of a Vodaphone World of Difference Award, a National Diversity Award 2014, shortlisted for a European Diversity Award 2015, an Excellence in Diversity Award 2015 and the Diversity Champion Award: Education Sector at The Excellence in Diversity Awards 2017.

David is the founder and coordinator of the award-winning international Give ‘em Hope Campaign; a Marriage Equality Pioneer who successfully campaigned for a change in marriage legislation by taking a legal case to the European Court of Human Rights with Equal Love UK ; and he is the Sexuality Lead for National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

He is the writer of Never Blend InLGBTQ+ Stories of Resilience and Empowerment, and has written the foreword for Retreating Forward: A Spiritual Practice with Transgender Persons by David Elias Weekley.

Official Testimonials

David Hull-Watters is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“I would highly recommend any company to employ his services to increase the emotional wellbeing of staff, raise the awareness of staff diversity within management, to develop a fully inclusive workplace and to raise business productivity”

National Probation Service

“Thank you for this, really, really helpful, especially the reminder/confirmation, that what will help, helps us all, so the methods and approaches to inclusivity don’t need to be seen as targeted, so much as best practice”

British Library, Neurodiversity at Work

“Thank you so much for the session David! It was really insightful and inspiring”

Pride in Education Conference

“We received a lot of positive feedback following David joining us for our Pride event this year, he was very engaging and relatable, he made part of the talk interactive which I think was great for engagement.  We’d recommend David, and would use him again.”

Lynda, People Business Partner UK, Ericsson

“It was a great session, he was refreshingly positive and brought great colour to our LGBT+ Pride Month session. We all learnt a few new things and the takeaways were ‘be proud of who you are, we are all interesting colourful human beings’. A very thought-provoking session, I would definitely recommend David.”

Gini, HR Manager, Nuvia UK 

To enquire about David Hull-Watters for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via agent@diversity-inclusion-speakers.com or call a booking agent on 0203 9816 297.