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Jo Swinson


Jo Swinson is Director of Equal Power Consulting, working to change organisations so that both women and men can thrive, and is Chair of the charity Maternity Action.

A Minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Minister for Women (2012-2015), Jo introduced shared parental leave, extended the right to request flexible working, and secured government support for transparency on the gender pay gap in large organisations.

Her book, Equal Power, will be published by Atlantic in 2017.