UK Athletics Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate Group

A group of UK Athletics staff members who are passionate about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion have come together as part of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate group at the National Governing body.

The group, supporting UK Athletics Equality, Diversity & Engagement Lead Donna Fraser in delivering ED&I initiatives, are also charged with positive engagement and promotion for the ED&I agenda among their peers at UKA.

Your ED&I Advocates are:

  • Lorna Dwyer, Senior Performance Co-ordinator – Age Group Lead
  • Gareth Burrell, Communications
  • Yannick Phippen, Major Events Co-ordinator, Athletes Logistics
  • Paula Gowing, Officials’ Manager
  • Matt Downes, Major Event Co-ordinator – Technical Officials
  • Charley Johnson, HR
  • Leon Baptiste, Performance Development Coach – Sprints
  • Becky Straw, Performance Programme Co-ordinator

Athlete Representatives:

  • Imani-Lara Lansiquot
  • Kadeena Cox