Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at UNSW Engineering



The Faculty of Engineering is committed to providing a supportive, equitable and inclusive environment where all staff and students can thrive, and which supports the University’s goal to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. 

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDIC) was established to drive this diversity agenda through identifying diversity initiatives and actions and reviewing the progress of equity and diversity goals

Committee members

  • Chair:Lucy Marshall (Associate Dean (Equity and Diversity), and Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering)​​​ 
  • Coordinator: Melany Tecson (Faculty Administrative Team Leader) 
  • Shaghik Atakaramians (Senior Lecturer, Electrical Engineering, and Diversity Champion - Gender)  
  • Bree Jolley (Representative from UNSW Engineering WIESoc - Women in Engineering student society)
  • Alex Bannigan (Manager – Education Innovation, Faculty of Engineering​​) 
  • Stephen Bremner (Senior Lecturer, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, and Diversity Champion - Culture) 
  • Wendy Greenhalgh (Human Resources Business Partner, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Stuart Clark (Faculty Academic Disability Advisor, and Senior Lecturer – School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering) 
  • Stephen Foster (Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering)
  • Greg Leslie (Professor, Chemical Engineering, and Diversity Champion - Disability) ​
  • Miao Li (​Casual Academic, Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications) ​​
  • Jarryd Pla (Senior Lecturer, Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, and Diversity Champion – LGBTIQ+)
  • ​​Fiacre Rougieux (Senior Lecturer, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering​)
  • Helen Rutlidge (Lecturer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Representative - Women in Research Network)
  • Kristen Splinter (Senior Lecturer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Representative – Women in Research Network)

School EDI Officers

Helpful EDI pages

Policy and procedures