Hayden Majajas is the Asia Pacific Head of D&I at Bloomberg.
In this role Hayden supports Bloomberg’s businesses across Asia Pacific in implementing Bloomberg’s global Diversity & Inclusion vision and strategy, to deliver a measurable improvement in diverse workforce representation and work environment inclusion. Additionally, Hayden has oversight across all Bloomberg Communities (employee networks) and external partnerships in the region that promote an institutional culture of inclusion and an environment that supports diversity in all aspects of the business.
Hayden obtained his Masters degree from the Chuo University Graduate School of Law in Tokyo, Japan – where he lived for 15 years. Upon graduation Hayden worked for top US law firms in their Tokyo offices before moving into the financial services sector. Hayden’s professional career has taken him from legal advisory to business strategy before he moved into the ‘people’ space, leading diversity as head of D&I for Asia Pacific for Lehman Brothers, then Nomura followed by UBS. Prior to Bloomberg Hayden lead D&I in the Oil & Gas Industry for BP.
Hayden is a Trustee of “The Women’s Foundation” in Hong Kong and served on its Board between 2012-2015. In addition Hayden founded the Tokyo LGBT Interbank Forum (now “LGBT Finance”) in 2005; the Hong Kong LGBT Interbank Forum in 2006; and the Singapore LGBT Interbank Forum in 2010. He was part of the founding group of Inter Energy in Singapore in 2013.
Hayden’s work has been recognized by various organizations globally, including: The International Alliance for Women’s “World of Difference” award in 2015; “Leadership in Diversity” Award by the British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore’s Annual Business Awards in 2014; The American Chamber of Commerce HK & South China Morning Post’s “Champion for the Advancement of Women” Award in 2013; “Best Private Bank – LGBT & Diversity Issues” by Asian Private Banker in 2012 and more.