Research Advisory Board
The work of Open For Business is supported by a Research Advisory Board, which provides ongoing guidance and feedback, and helps to ensure the economic case for LGBT+ inclusion is comprehensive and up to date.
M.V. Lee Badgett
Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Williams Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute; Faculty Director of the Center for Employment Equity; Author of studies on the economic costs of homophobia.
Felicity Daly DrPH
Honorary Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society at La Trobe University, Australia
Former Global Research Program Coordinator, OutRight Action International; Honorary Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society at LaTrobe University, Australia.
Suen Yiu Tung
Founding Director of Sexualities Research Program, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Assistant Professor of Gender Studies; Author of studies on LGBT+ issues in Asia, including business and workplace contexts.
Professor of Law, HEC Paris
Teaches diversity and inclusion. Member of non-profit association Avvocatura per i Diritti LGBTI – Rete Lenford, which led important anti-discrimination lawsuits before Italian courts.
Senior Advisor for Global Advocacy, OutRight Action International
Worked as International Consultant from Sitges, Spain, mainly on organisational and strategic reviews for LGBTIQ organisations and networks, as well as key population networks working on HIV issues.
Dr Vivienne Ming
Cognitive neuroscience faculty member of Singularity University; Co-Founder of Socos Lab
Theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and author who is frequently featured in The Financial Times, The Atlantic, Quartz and The New York Times; Speaks regularly on AI-driven research into inclusion and gender in business; Former visiting scholar at UC Berkeley's Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience.