Previous Role Models

Top 100 2014

We were proud to present the OUTstanding Top 100 LGBT and Top 20 Ally Business Leaders 2014. Those nominated were scored on the basis of seniority and their degree of influence. The impact nominees had on LGBT+ inclusion, inside and outside of the workplace, and their business achievements were also considered.

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Top Allies 2014

Allies are critical to driving forward LGBT+ inclusion, and we were proud to present 20 inspiring role models who are going the extra mile to ensure that their workplaces accept everyone for who they are.

Top 50 2013

In 2013 OUTstanding published its groundbreaking Top 50 LGBT Business Leaders List with its media partner the Financial Times. This was the first list of its kind championing LGBT+ role models in business who demonstrated that sexual orientation and/or being transgender* should be no barrier to success.