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Ash Talwar

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager, University College London


Ash has worked in higher education for 20 years, originally within Student Services, where he was responsible for the strategic management of scholarships and funding, disability, international student advice and general advisory teams.  He has worked on a range of equalities areas, including:


  • Equalities charters, such as Athena SWAN, the Race Equality Charter and the Disability Standard;
  • Responsibility for the role out of SENDA (Special Educational Needs and Disability Act);
  • Leading on BME Attainment Projects;
  • Member of Religion and Belief Steering Group;
  • Equal Opportunities Officer for his Division;
  • University’s Disability Strategic Assessment Team (SAT);
  • Co-Chair of its Staff Disability Network;


He is currently on secondment as a UCL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager responsible for leading on the next Race Equality Charter submission due February 2019.