> To act as a forum for discussing diversity and inclusion policies, practices and priorities, at all levels, and to make recommendations as appropriate.
> To monitor the influence of external policies and reports (and of King's policy) and discuss their influence on diversity and inclusion in the Department, making recommendations as appropriate.
> To adapt and create new diversity and inclusion policies as appropriate.
> To oversee the implementation of relevant action plans (eg Athena SWAN Bronze) to ensure that diversity and inclusion policies are effectively translated into programmes of action at department level.
> To advise the Head of Department on strategic policy developments relating to diversity and inclusion, their integration into the Department’s overall strategic plans and on their implementation.
> To establish project groups as required to investigate, report on and implement work on specific dimensions of diversity and inclusion issues.
> To ensure diversity and inclusion policies and procedures are effectively disseminated and promoted in the department.
> To maintain appropriate consultation and communication routes with all relevant committees and groups in the Department, University and with external bodies.
> To provide a central repository for information, monitor data and provide guidance.