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Sexual Violence & Misconduct: Prevention and Response

Membership of the Sexual Violence & Misconduct Operations Group

The Sexual Violence and Misconduct Operations Group has been established to carry forward the work of the Sexual Violence Task Force, facilitating implementation of the recommendations produced by the SVTF, and embedding a permanent structure for the review and monitoring of

University operations linked to issues of sexual violence and misconduct, including evaluation and review of policy, procedures, and training, and assurance reporting.

  • Owen Adams, PVC Colleges & Student Experience [Chair]
  • Sam Dale, Deputy Academic Registrar [Deputy Chair]
  • Tom Allen, Master of Grey College
  • Rachel Archbold, Equality and Diversity Manager
  • Debbie Barker, CEO Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre
  • Emma Beavis, HR Adviser: Policies & Projects
  • Victoria Brown, Van Mildert Deputy Principal
  • Caroline Dower, Head of Department, Counselling Service
  • Brian Elliott, HR Business Partner: Policies & Projects
  • Jamie Graham, GCR President, Ustinov College
  • Simon Hackett, Chair of the Safeguarding Operations Group
  • Clarissa Humphreys, Student Support & Training Officer (Sexual Violence & Misconduct)
  • Karen Langdon, Josephine Butler Vice-Principal
  • Mandy Marlow, Assistant Head of Colleges (Student Experience)
  • Catriona May, JCR President, St Cuthbert’s Society
  • Josh McKim, Assistant Registrar, Student Complaints and Appeals
  • Quentin Sloper, Director of Experience Durham
  • Rosa Tallack, Durham Students’ Union Welfare and Liberation Officer
  • Mark Tallentire, Communications Officer (Corporate)
  • Lynn Anderson, Student Experience & Wellbeing Coordinator, Colleges & Student Experience Office [Secretary]

In addition, further individuals may be co-opted onto the Group as required. In particular, the Safeguarding Manager based within the local police forces may be asked to attend as necessary.