Tessa van Duyn

Without mentioning your job title, how would you describe what it is you do now (whether at home, work, in the community, etc.)?

My role is to enable and empower people to be their best selves and work together as a team to create a positive impact in the community around us.

What are the first three words you think of when you hear the word ‘diversity’?

Equality, creativity, courage.

What do you think it will take to develop truly diverse thinking within the legal industry?

In order to properly embrace diversity in all it’s guises, we need courage to shift our mindset as well as true cultural and structural changes.

What was your main driver to enter the legal industry?

I wanted to use my privilege to contribute to a more equal and just society and create a positive impact in the community.

Tessa is the CEO at Moores