Layla McCay

Layla McCay is Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation and Executive Lead of the UK’s Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network. She has previously worked as a NHS doctor and in health policy roles with the government, the World Health Organisation and the World Bank, ran a small think tank called the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health, and was an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Layla has been recognized on the Outstanding 100 LGBTQ+ Executives Role Model List as a global role model driving LGBTQ+ inclusion in business. She features regularly in the media, from the Financial Times to BBC Question Time. Her latest book Breaking the Rainbow Ceiling: How LGBTQ+ people can thrive and succeed at work was published by Bloomsbury in May.