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PA Consulting’s Karen Byer named ‘Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader of the Year’

15 December 2023

PA Consulting’s Karen Byer has been named ‘Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader of the Year’ at the 2023 UK IT Industry awards, which celebrate the top achievements in the tech world over the previous 12 months.

Byer, an IT project manager at PA, received the award for her role as Chair of the Racial Inclusion and Social Equity (RISE) employee network at PA, where she’s supported colleagues from diverse backgrounds and fostered workplace allyship.

I am honoured to be recognised by the UK IT Industry Awards and to be able to promote PA's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts through our RISE Network. I look forward to continuing to build workplace allyship, support diverse colleagues, and create an empowering environment where our team can thrive in their roles.”
PA IT project expert

Steven Pritchard, security expert at PA, was also acknowledged in the awards by being highly commended in the ‘Security Professional of the Year’ category. Steven and his team’s work helps ensure PA is kept safe through both technical and educational measures.

I am proud to have been highly commended in these awards which celebrate the best practices, projects, and people in the IT field. This award helps showcase the importance that PA places on security and the developmental culture that allows PA’s people to learn and grow”
PA security expert

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