Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Panel

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Panel (EDI Advisory Panel) is led by an independent chair, David Carrigan, who is Head of Equality Strategy at Citizens Advice. Panel members have experience in community engagement, training, organisational development and, advise about ethics, equality, diversity and leadership.

The EDI Advisory Panel's purpose is to provide specialist expertise in matters of equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights.

The Panel assist the College in meeting its strategic objectives by providing external advice to the Executive and wider business. They provide independent scrutiny in the public interest and support the College to meet its commitment to Equality Act 2010.

The EDI Advisory Panel report in to the Executive through their chair and the Corporate Services Director, Kate Husselbee.

For details of the current members, please click here


Picture of David Carrigan David Carrigan
Chair - Head of Equality Strategy at Citizens Advice
Placeholder (picture coming soon) Gurvinder Sandher
CEO for the Kent Equality Cohesion Council
 Picture of Laura Costello Laura Costello
Currently working in the voluntary sector
Picture of Mohammed Basharat Mohammed Basharat
Head of Health and Safety for the Education and Skills Funding Agency
Picture of Suzanne McCarthy Suzanne McCarthy
Chairman of the Joint Audit Panel of the Mayor's Office of Police and Crime and the Metropolitan Police Service, Chairman of the Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Health Partnership and Chairman of Depaul UK
Placeholder (picture coming soon)​Shindo Barquer 
Civil Servant
Picture of Abigail Lammas ​Abigail Lammas 
Programme Director for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

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