Brickson Diamond is a consultant with expertise in diversity, equity & inclusion, and works with clients across a range of industry and functional sectors on infusing that experience into executive search, leadership succession and development. He is based in Spencer Stuart’s Los Angeles office and is a member of the firm’s Telecommunications, Media & Technology Practice.

Brickson brings 20 years of experience engaging with boards and C-level executives to build and transform businesses across industries, including entertainment, investment management and non-profits. He is also a well-respected thought leader and practitioner in discovering, developing and connecting leadership talent from historically underrepresented groups, and advancing DE&I in corporations and nonprofit entities across multiple industries.

Trusted leader and DE&I advisor

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Brickson founded and led the consultancy Big Answers, which helped clients amplify their values, success and commercial, leadership and board strategies for DE&I.
  • Brickson previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Executive Leadership Council, one of the most respected convening organizations for Black executives and board members.
  • Brickson is also the founding chairperson of The Blackhouse Foundation, a nonprofit partner of the Sundance, Tribeca and Toronto International film festivals that seeks to increase diverse representation in film and content creation.
  • He spent 17 years at Capital Group Companies, rising to the level of SVP in the Private Client Services business.

Brickson is engaged in a variety of board and community leadership roles, including serving as an investment committee member at the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands; trustee and member of the alumni affairs, development and investment committees at the Cooper Union for Advancement of Science and Art; board member at Rideback Rise, a non-profit content accelerator empowering the next generation of Hollywood leaders; vice-chair of Tides, a $1.7 billion San Francisco-based global donor advised fund; and board member of private software firm Gentreo. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his MBA from Harvard University.

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