Equality Training’s Principal, Mary-Ann Nossent has worked in the equality field for the last 15 years, in both employed and voluntary capacities. She is an expert in Equality & Diversity Training and Access Audits and is a Board member of the Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners, and member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Centre for Accessible Environments.
Working across the country on equality projects, covering the protected characteristics identified by the Equality Act 2010 and Equality and Human Rights Commission.
Mary-Ann has worked on the South East Equality Network (SEEN), an organisation funded by SEEDA to raise standards within the voluntary sector . The group seeks to influence policy and be a collective ‘voice’ for equality, diversity and human rights in the South East Region. She has worked with directors and senior staff to develop equality policies, and with employees who deal with members of the public and potential clients in all methods of communication.
Mary-Ann has undertaken in excess of 200 access audits in different types of businesses including offices, shops, hotels, sheltered housing schemes, places of worship, warehouses, training, conference suites, footpaths and outside spaces.