Plewman is the CEO for Macquarie Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As part of his role, he is accountable for driving diversity, equity and inclusion and has put this at the heart of his leadership and firmly on the global agenda. Plewman is a passionate believer in creating a fairer workplace, citing his daughter, who has a disability, as his inspiration for looking differently at the world. He launched an Ethnicity Vision in 2020 to ensure that the company creates racial equity, empowering their people to achieve success and address bias. Plewman is also on the board of the Global Macquarie Foundation, which is focused on creating equity in communities. Macquarie’s philanthropic arm takes an action-oriented approach in supporting community organisations, working to create a fairer, more equitable society, while internally focusing on creating a fairer, more equitable workplace that allows all staff to thrive.