Who to contact
Equality and Diversity staff
Karen Bush, Equality and Diversity Manager
Email: kbush (non-essex users add @essex.ac.uk)
The Equality and Diversity Manager is responsible for promoting good equality and diversity practice in all aspects of the University's activities; ensuring that the University meets its legal and reporting obligations; developing and supporting staff and student engagement with equality and diversity issues. Karen is also Chair of the Harassment Advisory Network.
Karen Stephenson, Equality and Diversity Assistant
Email: kasteph (non-essex users add @essex.ac.uk)
The Equality and Diversity Assistant provides secretarial and administrative support for all Equality and Diversity functions, including the Harassment Advisory Network. Karen is also an Harassment Adviser and secretary to the Equality and Diversity Committee.
Equality and Diversity can also be contacted by emailing diversity (non-essex users add @essex.ac.uk)
Other people with responsibility for Equality and Diversity
Director of Human Resources
Email: sendean (non-essex users add @essex.ac.uk)
Responsible for equality issues for staff.
Stephen McAuliffe, Academic Registrar
Responsible for equality issues for students.
Deputy Director of Student Support (Disability)
Email: disab (non-essex users add @essex.ac.uk)
Head of the student disability support team.
For more information on disability issues, contact
the Disability Team in Student Support (ext 2366)
or the Equality and Diversity Manager (see above)
We have a confidential harassment line (01206 87) 4334 and a network of harassment advisers.