Ian Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, Out Now

Ian Johnson, CEO of Out Now, is a global thought leader in the ongoing integration of LGBT issues in society. Ian has been named as one of the 'Top 10 Diversity Consultants' in the world by the Global Diversity List supported by The Economist. Established in 1992, Out Now in 2018 celebrates its 27th year of delivering leading-edge insights and business solutions to better understand and meet the needs of LGBT people right across the world. Out Now's corporate mantra is 'LGBT spells people' which recognises that what matters most to LGBT people is not marketing, research or PR, but actual understanding and solutions that help assist LGBT people to live better lives enjoying equal standing and respect - all over the world. With over 25 years working in more than a dozen countries, Ian is also one of the most experienced LGBT development leaders in the world. Out Now specializes in diversity research and business development – including the release of important findings from their ‘LGBT Diversity: Show Me The Business Case’ report - free download from http://OutNow.LGBT - drawn from the global research initiative that now samples LGBT people living in over 20 countries.  Out Now's latest development project focuses on measuring and reporting on issues faced by LGBT allies and LGBT people at work. See http://How.LGBT for further details. The firm also has strong LGBT business development practice areas in travel, banking/finance, FMCG and insurance work.