Veronika Hucke

CEO D&I Strategy and Solutions

Veronika is a seasoned leader with deep expertise in inclusion and diversity (D&I), change management and communications. After a career of almost 25 years in global high tech companies, she founded D&I Strategy and Solutions, a consultancy firm that combines deep subject matter expertise with extensive experience in driving change in large scale organizations.

As Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Philips, Veronika collaborated with the senior leadership team to define the D&I. She partnered across functions to ensure that inclusion and diversity are a core part of Philips’ culture change program and embedded in all HR processes.

Her background is in Public Relations and brand management: Veronika started her career as a press officer at Hewlett-Packard and held leadership roles at Xerox, Alcatel and Philips.

Veronika is part to the faculty of the The Conference Board’s ‘D&I New Leaders Academy’ and has acted as a member of the Executive Committee of their ‘Diversity in Business Council’. Her work was recognized with a number of prestigious awards for ‘Best Internal Communications’, ‘Best Integrated Communications’ and ‘Best Sustainability Campaign’. She was also shortlisted two consecutive years for the ‘European Diversity Award’.