Joanna Abeyie

Founder and director, Hyden Talent

Joanna Abeyie is an award-winning, agenda-setting Diversity champion and recruiter, social campaigner, TV executive, broadcaster and journalist. Aged just 29, Joanna’s TV productions saw her recognised among Broadcast Magazine’s Hotshots of 2016. She founded the award-winning creative industry diverse talent recruitment business Shine Media in 2009, which recently morphed into Hyden as part of leading global recruiter SThree PLC. Hyden is a champion of diverse senior leadership talent in the creative industries, it leads the industry in providing innovative and unique services such as management on-boarding and post-placement mentoring. Having helped to place nearly 4,000 people from diverse backgrounds in permanent and freelance jobs in the creative industries, it is Joanna’s efforts in improving the creative industry’s diversity that truly have made her stand out.

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