Akalya Valavan, born and raised in the UK, is from a Srilankan background. She is currently working at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners within the National Accounts division. Her passion for equality led her to taking part in the most recent Equity Programme CCEP has run. She is now taking a lead role to drive change within the National Accounts division at CCEP as well as working across the business to drive and embed cultural awareness as a core topic of discussion.
Akalya is also one of CCEP’s Wellbeing First Aiders ensuring that every employee at CCEP has the support to be themselves, feel a sense of belonging, enjoy positive health and be happy.