Equality & DiversityMeet the Team

E: equality@strath.ac.uk

Annie McLaughlin, Equality and Diversity Manager

Annie McLaughlin 


Annie works part-time, Monday to Wednesday


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Matson Lawrence, Equality and Diversity Manager

Dr Matson Lawrence (he/him)

Matson co-leads the Equality and Diversity Office team and works across the University to advance equality, diversity and inclusion for our staff and student communities. See Matson’s full staff profile.

Matson works full time, Monday to Friday.

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Jennifer Ba, Senior Race Equality Officer

Jennifer Ba (she/her)

The role of the Senior Race Equality Officer is to support the embedding and advancement of race equality within the institution, working with the Race Equality Steering Group, and relevant staff and student networks. Jennifer is leading work around 'decolonising the curriculum' and opening up new spaces for belonging and visibility for BAME and People of Colour, within the institution. 

Jennifer works full time, Monday to Friday.

Julia Harrison, Equality and Diversity Coordinator

Julia Harrison (she/her)

Julia provides project coordination, planning, and administrative support to the Equality and Diversity Team.  

Julia works part-time, usually Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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Simran Kaur, Equality and Diversity Engagement Officer

Simran Kaur (she/her)

Simran is part of the Equality and Diversity team and develops training and activities for staff and students on a variety of equality, diversity and inclusion topics.

Simran works full time, Monday to Friday.


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Sidonie Ecochard, Equality and Diversity Engagement Officer

Sidonie Ecochard (she/her)

Sidonie researches inequalities in Higher Education and designs courses for staff and students on topics related to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in University spaces.  

Sidonie works in E&D one day per week, usually Thursday.


Alex Kabaj

Alex Kabaj (he/him)

Alex is part of the Equality & Diversity team and assists Equality and Diversity committees and groups and staff equality networks. He works closely with Engagements Officers to help provide equality training, e-learning and events across the University.

Alex works full time, Monday to Friday.