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Diageos Jillian Fisher is named a Management Today 35 Under 35

Diageo's Jillian Fisher is named a Management Today 35 Under 35

 July 15, 2022

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Diageo Beer & Baileys Sustainability Lead, Jillian Fisher, is celebrated in Management Today’s annual 35 Women Under 35 list that celebrates impressive women in business from across the United Kingdom.

Well over a dacade ago, Jillian joined Diageo as an apprentice looking to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and is now part of Diageo's Global Sustainability Team.

Supporting Diageo's sustainability plans

Diageo Jillian Fisher

In her role, Jillian is responsible for building sustainability plans for Diageo's Grain to Glass focus areas. These are designed to help the company achieve its 2030 sustainability goals

Jillian works closely with manufacturing, operational and brand teams around the world to ensure Diageo reaches its 2030 Grain to Glass commitments.

"I am really honoured to be recognized on a list of such talented women. My advice to anyone looking to progress in their career in STEM would be to put your best foot forward and keep stepping, even the minimum of achievements will be progress," says Jillian.

"It’s fantastic to see Jillian included in Management Today’s 35 Under 35 list for 2022. Jillian is a tremendous asset, combining her broad technical understanding and experience in brewing with an innate curiosity, and a passion for sustainability to great effect. This passion extends outside Diageo where Jillian is a great advocate for sustainability, youth development and women in STEM.  We are lucky to have a person of her talent and dedication, and I look forward to seeing the great things that Jillian delivers on our 2030 journey," adds Kirstie McIntyre, Diageo Global Sustainability Director.

Commitment to creating an inclusive environment

Now in its 22nd year, Management Today's 35 Women Under 35 list is one of the UK’s longest-running, most prestigious lists of young, female business talent. 

Diageo's commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment has been highlighted by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2022, Equileap's 2022 Gender Equality Global Report and Ranking, and in the FTSE Women Leaders Review, where Diageo is the top company for female representation at board level with 60% of its Board and 38% of its Executive Committee being women.

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