About Equality Council UK

ECUK started 40 years ago in Milton Keynes as a race equality moment with the aim to eradicate racial discrimination. with the introduction of the equality act 2010 it embraced the nine protected characteristics which are:  

·         Age.

·         Disability.

·         Gender reassignment.

·         Marriage and civil partnership.

·         Pregnancy and maternity.

·         Race.

·         Religion or belief.

·         Sex.

.         Sexual Orientation.

ECUK operates throughout to provide information, help and support with a view to advancing equality of opportunity for all. 

Meet The Team

Thillai Visvendran

Chairman, Board ofTrustees

Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the vision through the Board of Trustees.

Geetha Morla

Vice Chairperson

Responsible for driving membership to increase representation from all groups through exhibitions, events and community liaison.

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Roger Graham

Trustee (Inspiring audiences through the use of Multi-Media)

Responsible for overseeing Ted Talks, Podcasts and Developing innovative ways of reaching wider audiences through the use of Multi-Media Products.

Akin Soetan

Trustee (Strategy and Business Planning)

Responsible for ensuring that all teams deliver on ECUK's Strategic Plan.

Temoor Alam

Trustee (External Relations)

Responsible for external relations and driving sponsorship for external events.

Abdi Abdullahi

Trustee

Supporting all community engagement activities throughout the organization's operational areas.

Ram Morla

Non Executive Director (GDPR)

Responsible for ensuring compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Nick Nicolaou

Non Executive Director (External Business Relations)

Responsible for driving business relations and exploring opportunities for collaboration with the business community.

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Abid Khan

Honorary President

Providing guidance to the Board of Trustee to ensure the growth and development of the organization.

Navrita Atwal

Chief Executive Officer

Driving leadership through the experience of the Board of Trustees and staff to ensure that equality in service delivery is seen and implemented.

Christine DeMyers-Robinson

Trustee (Projects and Fundraising)

Responsible for diversifying ECUK's funding base and overseeing project delivery.

Bassa Koroma-Kaburi

Trustee (Membership & Events)

Supporting the membership function to increase representation from all groups through exhibitions, events and community liaison.

David Rennie

Non Executive Director

Responsible for Audio-visual and IT support, publication and graphic design and Interfaith relations

Ayesha Khanom

Trustee (Membership & Events)

Supporting the membership function to increase representation from all groups through exhibitions, events and community liaison.

Anouar Kassim

Non Executive Director

Building relations with key stakeholders and independent advisory groups.

Femi Akinwande

Management Accountant

Overseeing the financial affairs of the organization and audited accounts.