The murder of George Floyd sparked worldwide conversation on the issue of racism and a lack of diversity in certain industries.
Hamilton has revealed, though, this was not the motivation to launch his Commission as the seed had already been sewn in 2019 when looking at Mercedes' end-of-year team photo.
“The idea came to mind at the end of 2019 as I noticed at the end of the year all of the team photos and I zoomed in on these photos and realised the incredible lack of diversity in it," added Hamilton.
"So I came up with the idea to put this Commission together and by the time we were just about to action it was just when everything happened with George and the Black Lives Matter movement.
"So the timing really was on our side in that sense."
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