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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Heather Price

Heather Price


Heather Price is CEO of Symmetra, an international diversity and inclusion consultancy, delivering end-to-end solutions that transform leadership and culture. Heather began her career in the D & I space by establishing one of the first and most successful diversity consultancies in South Africa during the dismantling of apartheid. She launched Symmetra, Head Office in Australia, in 2003 which, under her leadership, has grown to become a highly respected name amongst many global companies. She is a regular presenter at international conferences and to executive leadership teams around the world; the author of numerous publications and regarded as a thought leader in this space. Heather brings invaluable international insights into emerging diversity issues, designing and implementing strategic inclusion interventions and unique diagnostic tools. She is renowned for her ‘out of the box’ approach to effective and measurable transformation within workplace cultures, utilizing unique technological innovations, assessment tools and up-to-the-minute research, along with her exceptional ability to communicate, challenge and engage with all levels of the organisation from the C-suite to the front line. In recognition of her ongoing achievements, Heather was selected as a NSW finalist for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards in Australia, Symmetra’s Conscious Decision Making program has been nominated as a finalist for the Workplace Excellence Awards by the Australian Psychological Society (2016) and her client, CBA, won the global Catalyst award in 2012 attributing the accelerated traction in its gender agenda to Symmetra’s Unconscious Bias program – a blended solution of education, assessment, coaching and systemic change.