Who else can I talk to at Imperial?

If you are a student or feel EDIC is not the right team for your enquiry, then find out who else you can contact

Members of Imperial can keep up to date by registering for our EDIC newsletterDownload the 2018-2019 EDIC Annual Report [pdf, 324KB]

COVID-19 coronavirus update

The EDIC team is working remotely. We aim to respond to emails within 48 hours.

What is the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Centre (EDIC)?

EDIC is a dedicated team that works to support staff and make Imperial a better place to work by promoting equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). We offer guidance, training and support as part of the College’s HR servicesWe listen and talk to staff across Imperial and work towards mainstreaming EDI. We work with individuals, teams, and departments, providing help and advice.

Our main responsibilities include:

  • Working in collaboration to promote EDI and to eliminate all forms of discrimination
  • Influencing and advising on best practice, specifically ensuring compliance with EDI legislation and Imperial policies and procedures
  • Providing a variety of training courses for Imperial staff, as well as development programmes
  • Working with the College’s diversity staff networks, facilitating two way communication, and ensuring year-on-year progress
  • Building collaborative working relationships with appropriate community groups, professionals and sector-wide peers

Contact EDIC

The best way to contact us is via email. We are based at the South Kensington campus, in Room 300, Level 3, Sherfield Building.  

Details for each member of the team are provided below if you want to contact a specific individual. 

Members of the EDIC team

  • Kani Kamara

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    Kani Kamara Head of EDIC

    +44 20 7594 0867

    Areas of focus


    Disability advice

    Harassment, bullying and victimisation

  • Rob Bell

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    Rob Bell Athena SWAN Coordinator

    +44 20 7594 0876

    Areas of focus

    Charters support and advice

    Data and reports

    EDI website

  • Sheena Cardoso

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    Sheena Cardoso EDIC Coordinator

    +44 20 7594 2887

    Areas of focus

    General admin and queries

    EDIC communications

  • Gabriella Kerr-Gordon

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    Gabriella Kerr-Gordon EDIC Coordinator

    +44 20 7594 3489

    Areas of focus

    General admin and queries

    Training queries

    Dyslexia and SpLDs

  • Kalpna Mistry

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    Kalpna Mistry Staff Network Coordinator

    +44 20 7594 1561

    Areas of focus

    Staff networks 

    Disability advice and workplace adjustments

    Mental Health First Aid 

  • Jackie Murphy

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    Jackie Murphy Executive Assistant to Assistant Provost (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion)

    +44 20 7594 1919

    Areas of focus

    Support for Assistant Provost (EDI)

    Works part-time

  • Sally Parekh

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    Sally Parekh Race Equality Charter Coordinator

    +44 20 7594 1919

    Areas of focus

    Race equality

    REC support

    Works part-time