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Diversity champions

The role of a champion is to act as a role model and spokesperson for their area, and for diversity and inclusion in general.

We have diversity champions at University Executive Board (UEB) level who act as role models and spokespersons for their areas. Our UEB diversity champions take responsibility for identifying and raising potential diversity and inclusion-related issues in meetings and discussions across the University. They work with the Deans for Diversity and Inclusion, network groups and Reading University Students' Union officers.

We also have diversity leads within our individual schools and functions.

UEB Diversity champions

Gender and marriage

LGBT+

Race

Religion and Belief

Disability

Age

Maternity and Parental Leave

School and Function leads

Agriculture, Policy and Development

  • Dr Alice Mauchline
  • Dr Andrew Ainslie

Alumni and Supporter Engagement

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Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science

  • Dr Gundula Mueldner

Arts and Communication Design

  • Dr Lisa Woynarski
  • Lucy Tyler

Biological Sciences

  • Dr Dyan Sellayah
  • Dr Chris Jones
  • Dr Lizzy Lander

Built Environment

  • Dr Carolina Vasilikou
  • Dr Dragana Nikolic

Campus Commerce

  • Fi Evans
  • Dereck St Clair

Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy

  • Kat Hall

To find out more visit the School's Athena SWAN committee page.

 

Digital Technology Services

  • Claire Bowler

Estates

  • Vacant

Finance

  • Emma Ashley

Global Recruitment and Admissions

  • Kizzi Keast

Graduate School

  • Cat Hale 
  • Katie Wiltshire

Henley Business School

  • Dr Naeema Pasha

Humanities

  • Dr Heike Schmidt

Institute of Education

  • Dr Yota Dimitriadi

International Study and Language Institute

  • Dr Carrie Zhang
  • Laura Miles

Language and Literature

  • Dr Sue Walsh

Law

  • Lisa Kaplanski

Library

  • Tim Chapman

Marketing, Communications and Engagement

  • Santosh Sinha

Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences

  • Professor Chris Scott

To find out more visit the School's equality and diversity committee page.

Planning and Strategy Office & Governance 

  • Lisa Davies 

Politics, Economics and International Relations

  • Dr Sarah von Billerbeck
  • Dr Sam Rawlings

Procurement

  • Erin Cooper

Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences

  • Dr Lorella Lepore

Research Services

  • Dr Anthony Atkin

Technical Services

  • Dr Karen Henderson