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Aranee Manoharan

Aranee is an HE professional with experience across teaching, student success, educational development, governance, and EDI. Having worked in both Russell Group and Post-1992 provider contexts, she is knowledgeable about the experiences and needs of staff in both research-intensive and teaching-focused institutions; taking the learning from both to inform her coaching, training, and consulting practice. Having served on a University Board, she is confident in working with Board Members and Executive Teams, especially in relation to inclusive approaches to governance, strategy, and leadership.
Advance HE
Job Title
Associate, Leadership and EDI

Currently a Senior Associate Director at King’s College London, Aranee is also a qualified coach who is experienced in facilitating action learning sets and peer-learning. She contributes to a number of Advance HE leadership programmes focused on supporting a greater diversity of HE professionals achieve senior leadership positions within the sector.

With a broad, intersectional EDI knowledge base and in-depth understanding of race equity, Aranee has contributed to and led the Race Equality Charter and is an Athena SWAN panelist; a role model on Advance HE’s women leaders programme, Aurora; and a member of a number of EDI advisory boards. She has a specific interest in inclusive leadership and management development that empowers future leaders to cultivate an authentic and compassionate leadership approach.