Dr Arun Verma is a leading figure in implementing and integrating intersectionality in systems, policy and programmes both nationally and internationally. He is a Senior Manager for Diversity and Inclusion at the Royal Academy of Engineering, an Academic Tutor at the University of Dundee and Fellow of the RSA. His doctorate explores intersectionality in healthcare with regard to students’ learning, retention and success.
He has led the integration and embedding of intersectionality and anti-racist practice in government commissioning, national and global programme development, and education through developing and implementing intersectional and inclusive policy and praxis interventions.
Arun edited the collection of essays: ‘Anti-Racism in Higher Education: An Action Guide for Change’ which is influencing the debate and accelerating action for inclusion in higher education.
He was nominated Diversity and Inclusion Leader 2022 by d&i Leaders.