University of Bath

Equality and Diversity Network

The Equality and Diversity Network has a broad and representative membership and provides a forum for consultation on equality and diversity issues.

The Network has a broad and representative membership and provides a forum for consultation on Equality and diversity issues.

Full responsibilities of the committee are detailed in the terms of reference.


    Terms of office expire on 31st July in the year stated.

    Name Position Term of Office
    Lizzi Milligan and Aurelien Mondon Joint Chair 2021

    The Department Equality Co-ordinator from each academic Department/School

    Name Department/School
    Giorgia Giardina Architecture and Civil Engineering
    Adele Murrell Biology and Biochemistry
    Nuno Reis Chemical Engineering
    Petra Cameron Chemistry
    Marina De Vos Computer Science
    Sarah Parry Doctoral College
    Elnaz Bajoori Economics
    Aline Courtois Education
    Kang Ma Electronic and Electrical Engineering
    Peter Rouse Health
    Deborah Lewis Management
    Tim Rogers Mathematical Sciences
    Linda Newnes Mechanical Engineering
    Charareh Pourzand Pharmacy and Pharmacology
    Stijn Wuyts Physics
    Yukteshwar Kumar Politics, Languages and International Studies
    Ed Keogh Psychology
    Alinka Gearon Social and Policy Sciences

    The Department Equality Co-ordinator from each Professional Service Department:

    Name Department
    Helen Davis Academic Registry
    Florin Bisset/David Young Admissions and Outreach
    Louise Fallows ahs
    Melanie Wortham Careers Service
    Lenka Banovcova Centre for Learning and Teaching
    Sean Chawla-Duggan Computing Services
    Stephanie Lear Development and Alumni Relations
    To be confirmed Edge Arts
    Karen Hunter Estates
    Angela Milsom Finance
    To be confirmed Human Resources
    Tina Schilbach International Relations Office
    Claire Tylee Library
    Sophie Miles Marketing and Communications
    Katherine Evans Policy and Planning Office
    Alice Hovanessian/Helen Jones Research and Innovation Services
    Rachel Wood Skills Centre
    Connor Russell Sports Development and Recreation
    Barbara Furnival Student Services
    Suzanne Maxwell Vice-Chancellor's Office

    One representative appointed from non-academic staff of each Faculty:

    Name Faculty
    Sarah Stead Faculty of Engineering and Design
    Andie Barlow Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Dawn Hallett Faculty of Science

    One representative from each of the three recognised campus trade unions':

    Name Union
    Nour Alhusein UCU
    April Su UNITE
    to be confirmed UNISON

    One representative appointed by and from each of the Students' Union's student support groups:

    Name Student Group Term of Office
    Florence Bares Bath Erasmus & Exchange Network (BEN) 2019
    Jhon Bateman/Jaz Payne Enable 2019
    Beth Stevenson Gender Equality Group 2019
    Ezgi Aksakal/Zoe Karlsson International Students Association 2019
    Emily Hunt/Imo Lydford LGBT+ Society 2019
    Alex Aranda Nightline 2019
    Rachelle Wabissa Mature students & Student parents group 2019
    Jahnavi Jha/Roxi Sweeney Postgraduate Association 2019
    Tanyaradzwa Saruchera/Kelly-Ann Fonderson Race Equality Group 2019
    Patrick Taylor Student Minds 2019

    One representative from each of the university's recognised Equality groups (including self-organised):

    Name Equality Group
    Caroline Hollis Kaleidoscope
    Otter Baker Disabled Staff Support Group
    to be confirmed Race Equality Staff Group

    Three representatives nominated by the Students' Union

    Name Term of Office
    Eve Alcock Students' Union Representative 2019
    Alisha Lobo Students' Union Representative 2019
    Emma Quixley Students' Union Representative 2019


    Name Term of Office
    Abby Osborne Curriculum Development Officer 2019
    Tamara Reid Student Engagement Ambassador-Inclusivity 2019

    In attendance:

    Name Department
    Joshua Callander Anti-Harassment Campaign Manager
    Alessia Dalceggio Anti-Harassment Policy & Research Officer
    Georgina Brown Equality and Diversity Manager
    Aiste Senulyte Equality and Diversity Officer
    Caroline Harris Secretary


    Members unable to attend meetings are permitted to nominate a representative to attend in their place.

    The Network may co-opt or invite other members of the University staff or student body or invite representatives of external organisations to attend meetings as necessary.

    Charareh Pourzand is the representative of the Network on the Equality and Diversity Committee (alternate Deborah Lewis), to 31st July 2019.

Meeting dates and minutes