We aspire to enable full, inclusive access for students and staff through the removal of barriers, to create a community and environment where we can all reach our full potential

The Disability Action Committee (DAC) was formed in February 2010 to oversee disability equality work and to improve accessibility throughout the College. 

The DAC is co-chaired by Susan Littleson, Deputy Director of HR (Organisational Development and Inclusion), and Kani Kamara, Head of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Centre.

DAC Details


Membership is to be reviewed every three years.  

Ex-officio members:

  • Deputy Director, Human Resources – Organisational Development and Inclusion (Co-Chair)
  • Head of the EDI Centre (Co-Chair)
  • Senior Academics (two representatives)  
  • Senior College Consul
  • Assistant Provost (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Assistant Provost (Space)
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Occupational Health
  • Faculty Operation Officers from Medicine, Engineering, Natural Sciences and the Business School
  • Internal Communications Manager
  • Director of Estate Operations
  • Assistant Building Manager
  • Staff Network Coordinator
  • Head of Sport, Sport and Leisure Services
  • Co-chairs of Able@Imperial
  • Joint Trade Union Representative
  • Director of Student Services
  • Staff Wellbeing Manager, People & Organisational Development
  • Member of staff from ICT (Digital Accessibility Officer)
  • Member of staff from Careers Service
  • Human Resources Strategic Support Representative
  • Academic Registrar
  • Head of Disability Advisory Service
  • Student Union Deputy President Welfare
  • Student Union Disabilities Officer
  • EDI Centre Coordinator (Secretary)

Terms of Reference

The group will undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
  • Set strategic and operational priorities relating to disability equality for the College  
  • Analyse data related to staff and student disability and make recommendations for action
  • Listen to and act upon the needs of disabled staff and students
  • Communicate with the College community any news and successes relating to disability equality
  • Lead in improving the way in which the College promotes and implements positive disability practice
  • Inform the College of best practice based on disability related activities at other comparable institutions in the UK 
  • Work with other teams and committees at the College as needed, including the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Forum and Advisory Group

The group will feed into the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group.