Donna Fraser OBE
Donna Fraser OBE
- A Leader in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Olympian and former 400m Sprinter
- International Speaker & Strategist
Donna has become a leader in equality diversity and inclusion with over 10 years of corporate experience within business, sport, leadership, well-being and PMA for both start-ups and established companies.
Donna Fraser OBE is a 4x Olympian and former 400m sprinter for Great Britain, with a successful athletics career which spanned over 20 years and has a host of European, Commonwealth and World medals. Donna, unfortunately, retired in 2009 due to being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. She was recognised with the Freedom of the Borough of Croydon in 2018 for services to sport and continues to be enthused to help inspire a generation through education by ‘giving back’ and sharing her knowledge and experience with young people aspiring to achieve their goals.
In 2021 she was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has served as a Trustee, advisor and Board member for multiple organisations such as the London Marathon Charitable Trust, Women’s Sports Trust, British Athletes Commission, International Women’s Group and Her Spirit to name a few.
Donna is the EDI Director for the PCA and has also been appointed as a Non Exec Director for Commonwealth Games England
Donna Fraser OBE is now an international speaker, strategist, and charity ambassador, and dedicates much of her time to working in Business, Sport, and the charity sector to inspire and embed inclusive and diverse cultures.
From the athletics track to the Boardroom, Donna has over 20 years experience as an international athlete and a successful businesswoman, in addition to being a breast cancer survivor.
Her journey within these spheres has inspired her to share her story, which, combined with her high energy and warm, charismatic style, make for a thought provoking, inspiring and always entertaining keynote speaker!
The Olympic and Paralympic values of Respect, Excellence, Friendship, Courage, Inspiration, Determination and Equality were prevalent through the highs and lows of Donna’s athletic career and continue to shape her life beyond the track, making her keynotes versatile, relevant and captivating to a diverse audience.
Whether informal ‘in conversation’ settings, formal keynote addresses, after dinner speeches, major events or media interviews, Donna never fails to make an impact.
- The benefits of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, for individuals, Businesses and Communities
- Overcoming adversity & building resilience