About Dr Dom Jackson-Cole, SFHEA

Dr Dom Jackson-Cole, SFHEA (he/they) has nearly two decades of experience as a trainer and facilitator across a variety of sectors. Dom has worked with community leaders, students, academics and executives in the UK, Belgium, Brazil, Japan, Poland, Singapore and The Netherlands. He was a member of the Universities UK advisory group on tackling racial harassment which in November 2020 published a national guidance on dealing with racial harassment on campus. Dom also contributed to a mini-documentary "Is higher education failing black students?" directed by Remani Love, which aired in January 2020 on BBC1.

Dom has worked in UK higher education since 2007 as a policy maker, researcher and practitioner, with expertise in the fields of Widening Participation (WP) and Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), particularly as it pertains to 'race' equity.

Dom's PhD concentrated on ‘race’ and racism in postgraduate STEM education in England. His current research interests include anti-racist pedagogy and decoloniality. Dom currently works as Senior Adviser EDI at Advance HE, where he advises universities in the UK and internationally on their diversity and inclusion solutions. 

Previously, Dom obtained a master’s degree in education from the University of Cambridge, worked at the Higher Education Funding Council for England (the predecessor of the Office for Students) - the sector regulator for higher education, at Kingston University, helping it to become the sector leader in the efforts to close the racialised degree awarding gap, and at SOAS University of London.

Dom has worked with the following institutions, organisations, charities, companies and corporations: 


HP, Inc.

OC&C Strategy Consultants

42 Management & Production


Digital Orchard

The Film and TV Charity



Nursing and Midwifery Council 

Arts University Bournemouth

Brunel University

Kingston University

London Metropolitan University

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Nottingham Trent University

Ravensbourne University London

Roehampton University

Solent University

University College London (UCL)

University of Chester

University of Creative Arts

University of Essex

University of Kent

University of Leeds

University of Liverpool
University of Sheffield

University of Suffolk

University of Surrey

University of the West of England 




Dom often collaborates with other consultants who bring in lived experiences and rich knowledge of the diversity and inclusion questions.


Joris Lechêne

Joris Lechêne is an educator, social commentator and activist speaking on race, LGBTQ+ issues, neurodiversity and socio-economic inequalities.

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Maxine Thomas-Asante

Maxine is a diversity consultant, public speaker, and blogger, with extensive knowledge of the higher education sector.

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Tinu Cornish, CPsychol, 

One of the UK’s leading diversity psychologists, Tinu uses behavioural science to enable organisations to design innovative and effective diversity and inclusion interventions.

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Lucia Kula

Lucia Kula is an international human rights lawyer and activist. A published author, Lucia teaches Legal Systems of Asia and Africa, EU Law, Gender and Law at SOAS, University of London, where she also co-chairs the Race and Accountability Steering Group.

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