During this time, she led a period of significant change for the firm from a diversity and inclusion perspective, including the firm’s award-winning approach to respect and inclusion, a culture change program that supported the firm’s actions on diversity. Alongside this focus on culture, Dodd devised and implemented numerous targeted interventions aimed at positively impacting gender, LGBT+, ethnicity and social mobility initiatives—this included early voluntary gender and ethnicity pay gap reporting. Codd also led the UK firm’s approach on mental health, overseeing a period during which stigma was reduced and an array of support for those with mental illness was introduced.
Codd is a member of the LACA Lead the Change Board, established by the UK government to increase diversity and inclusion at the top of the UK’s leading organizations. She is also a member of the Business in the Community Gender Leadership Team and the UK Thriving at Work Council.