Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions

The purpose of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) Champions is to support the University in driving forward the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda at Faculty and Division level and ensure local issues inform the overall approach.


  • Atif Waraich (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)
  • Stuart Borthwick (Arts Professional & Social Studies)
  • Mark Nevitt (Estate Management)
  • Maureen Royce (Liverpool Business School)
  • VACANT POSITION (Faculty of Education, Health & Community)
  • Peter Dolan (Organisational Enhancement)
  • Phil Denton (Faculty of Science) 
  • Yvonne Turnbull (Student & Academic Services)


Role Descriptor:

  • To provide support for driving forward the University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity strategy at faculty and division level and to ensure that the local issues inform the overall institution-wide EDI Priorities
  • To identify local Faculty and Divisional EDI priorities and develop appropriate positive actions to address the gap areas.
  • To monitor progress made on the implementation of the University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion priorities and action plan at faculty and division level and provide update
  • To support the implementation of the University and Departmental Athena Swan and Race Charter Action Plans
  • To support the communication of equality, diversity and inclusion issues at faculty and divisional level
  • With the University Equality and Diversity Team, to identify opportunities to raise the awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion issues, share best practice and to celebrate diversity across the University
  • Attend meetings to review progress against objectives
  • Sign post staff and students to appropriate policies and services