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Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The  Diversity & Inclusion Committee is a Standing Committee and reports to the Executive Committee.

It is responsible for: 

  1.  Ensuring that promoting diversity and inclusion at the Inn is the Committee’s first priority.
  2. Assessing the diversity and inclusion impact on Inn policies;
  3. Providing support for other committees who wish the diversity and inclusion impact of a decision to be considered;
  4. Establishing and monitoring programmes for diversity and inclusion across the Inn;
  5. Responding to consultation documents with regard to diversity and inclusion issues;
  6. Providing a forum in which diversity and inclusion issues can be discussed to ensure the Inn's commitment to diversity and inclusion is maintained and enhanced.

 

The committee composition is as follows:

  • Chair
  • Two Vice-Chairs (Benchers or Hall members eligible)
  • Four elected members (Benchers or Hall members eligible)
  • Representative from each of the four other Standing Committees
  • Hall Committee Representative
  • LGBTQ+ Forum Representative
  • MTYBA Representative
  • MTSA Representative

Committee members

Name Position Start Date
Mr Paul Epstein QC Committee Chairman of 24.2.2021
The Hon Mrs Justice Maura McGowan DBE Ex Officio Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Lord David Lloyd-Jones Ex Officio Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Miss Rachel Cooper Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Andrew Hochhauser QC Ex Officio Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Simon Myerson QC Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Andreas Dakoutros Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Bernard Richmond QC Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Ms Helen Mahy CBE Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Matthew Braithwaite Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Gary Blaker QC Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Emma Hughes Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Mr Ian Brookes-Howells Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Ms Emma McIlveen Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Ms Kama Melly QC Committee Member of 9.3.2021
Prof Johanne Delahunty QC Committee Member of 9.3.2021