Emilie Perrot

Founder & Director, WeInclusive

Emilie Perrot is the founder of WeInclusive, an inclusion & innovation consultancy whose aim is to create inclusive experiences where everyone thrives. Melbourne-based French woman entrepreneur, she helps organisations and individuals embrace authenticity and diversity to increase their performance.

Former Director of Passenger Experience & Innovation at Yarra Trams from 2015 to 2018 and Head of Inclusive Transport at Metro Trains Melbourne, she recently became associate at Women and Leadership Australia and innovation consultant at Melbourne University. Emilie’s passionate about driving employee engagement, customer trust and performance through inclusion and innovation. She brings her cross-cultural leadership background in user experience, human-centred design to create and deliver inclusive experiences where everyone thrives.  

Inclusive leadership mentor & public speaker, she is a courageous leader with 15+ years of experience in multicultural leadership across the globe, especially in traditionally male industries like transport. She has experience in strategic and operational roles in Australia, UK, France, Switzerland, Belgium & Spain, where she has witnessed firsthand that diversity is a business opportunity as much as a cultural challenge.

Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Emilie is a former Board member of the Public Transport Ombudsman Board and a and a current Board Member of WIRE. Passionate about social change and a volunteer member of Fitted For Work, a Not For Profit Organisation where she supports transgender women to get a job.