Rebekah Wallis

Director - People & ESG, Ricoh

Rebekah Wallis is an experienced leader in HR and ESG, with expertise across specialist areas including change management; cultural transformation; employee value proposition and engagement; organisational, leadership and talent development; rewards and benefits; and ESG.

As Director of People & ESG, Rebekah has played a pivotal role in developing Ricoh’s people-first culture. During her eleven years at Ricoh UK, Rebekah has overseen complex change management along with the implementation of countless diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing initiatives. She is an early trailblazer of flexible working, and under her leadership Ricoh UK launched its flexible-first working policy in 2019.

Rebekah is actively engaged with several initiatives delivered by the Prince’s Trust (Technology Leadership Group) and Business in the Community (East Midlands Regional Advisory Board, Untapped Talent Taskforce, Critical Friends Forum) as well as being involved in mentoring programmes. As a passionate advocate for inclusion in the workplace, Rebekah campaigns on disability education and is a Trustee for a special needs academy school.  In her spare time, Rebekah enjoys volunteering to support her local community.