Gary Loke is Head of Policy at Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) which works to further and support equality and diversity for staff and students in higher education institutions across the UK and in colleges in Scotland.
Gary previously worked for an older persons’ charity on age-related policy issues in health and social care and for a rural race equality organisation on projects including minority ethnic people’s access to information and public services, racist incident reporting and capacity building of small minority ethnic and faith groups.
He has also been on a number of UK advisory bodies, including the Research Excellence Framework equality and diversity panel, the Quality Assurance Agency’s advisory group on the Quality Code on student support, learning resources and careers education, information, advice and guidance, as well as the Legal Education and Training Review Diversity and Social Mobility Expert Advisory Group.
He is currently a member of the policy advisory group of the UK Economic and Social Research Council Research Centre on Micro-Social Change at the University of Essex and a member of the gender equality commission of the Swiss National Science Foundation.
- Contact: Gary.Loke@ecu.ac.uk