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Embedding Mental Wellbeing in the Curriculum – International

Diversifying Leadership Champion Directory

If you have an Institutional Champion, they are responsible for booking you onto the programme. They are a significant point of contact throughout the programme, who will support with the booking and onboarding process. Additionally, they may support with finding a sponsor from within your institution. Please see the Institutional Champion Directory to check if you have an Institutional Champion.

Diversifying Leadership Institutional Champions 

Details of champions from engaging institutions and sector bodies can be found in the directory below. To update your institution’s champion details or to register as the champion please email the Programmes Team or fill out the Champion Update form.

If your institution is not listed below please contact for more information.


Anglia Ruskin University: Jamie Crowe, Learning & Development Manager 


Bangor University: Danielle Williams, HR Equality Officer

Bath Spa University: Sarah Priston, Head of Research Support

Brunel University: Jean Meehan, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Administrator


Coventry University: TBC


Durham University: June Hedley, Senior Organisation Development Manager and Amy Cutts, Organisation Development Coordinator

De Montfort University: TBC






Glasgow Caledonian University: TBC








Keele University: Maria Kyriacou, Faculty Operation Manager 

King's College London: Harjeet Moore, Interim Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Kingston University: Alex Herbert, Organisational Development Adviser, and Louise Hird, Organisational Development Partner


Leeds Trinity University: Amanda Noble, Learning and Development Manager and Ollie Chalkley, Learning and Development Coordinator

Liverpool John Moores University: Maria Burquest, University Secretary and General Counsel

London Metropolitan University: Amaechi Echedolu, Training Officer

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Margaret Bentley, Head of Talent and Educational Development.

London South Bank University: TBC

Loughborough University: Nadine Skinner, Learning and Development Manager


Middlesex University: Shazia Mowlabaccus, Organisational & Staff Development



Newcastle University: Julie Bullimore, Organisational Development Lead

Northumbria University: Jenna Tudor, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Nottingham Trent University: Nicky Thorpe, Educational Research and Evaluation Team Administrator


Oxford Brookes University: Emrys Hughes, Race Equality Adviser






Ravensbourne University London: Kate Wingrove, Head of Learning and Organisational Development. 

Royal Holloway, University of London: Ellie Rayner, Head of Organisational Development


Solent University: Laura Van Gass, Business Partner - Organisational Development and Michelle Giles, Senior Organisational Design Business Partner 

St George's University of London:  Sanjana Panchagnula, EDI Advisor 

St Mary's University College, Twickenham: Felicity Morath, Head of Learning and People Development 

Swansea University: Emma Hughes, Equality Advisor


The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama University of London: Dr Broderick Chow, Director of Learning, Teaching and Inclusion


University of Chester: Kathryn Leighton, HR Manager, Development and Diversity.

University of Derby: Diane Carlin, Consultant - Talent, Culture and Inclusion

University of Dundee: Ajit Trivedi, Equality and Diversity Officer

University of Edinburgh: Irene Cotugno, HR Partner, Talent and Development 

University of Essex: Bhavya Jhaveri, Senior Inclusion Manager and EDI Lead and Karen Bowlby, Inclusion Manager. 

University of Hertfordshire: Serena Yeo, Head of Learning & Organisational Development.

University of Leeds: TBC

University of Liverpool: Kay Martin, HR & Blake Moran, HR

University of London: Emma Adeleye, Learning and Development Advisor

University of Roehampton: Jo Peat, Head of Educational Development.

University of Salford: TBC

University of Southampton: TBC

University of St Andrews: Paulette Nhlapo, Head of Equality and Diversity

University of Stirling: Amanda Hopwood, Head of Employee Experience & Development.

University of Sunderland: Niamh Gallagher, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator 

University of the Arts London: Isabella Chan, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

University of Warwick: TBC

University of Westminster: Hiren Vyas, OD Adviser Programme Lead and Josie Amuah  Josephina Amuah Otibu Ofosu, Organisational Development Advisor 




York St John University: Penny Foster, Head of Learning & Organisational Development.