Virna Trout

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

Risk Mitigator.

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

Different opinions, opportunity, growth.

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

People showing respect and understanding the positive changes that different opinions can bring to the legal industry.

What was your main driver to enter the legal industry?

I was interested in commercial law and wanted to support businesses to achieve their commercial outcomes.

Virna is the Head of Legal / In-House Counsel at FLSmidth Pty Limited