Dr Ama Collison
Dr Ama Collison is an Educational and Child Psychologist, based in South London with more than 15 years’ experience supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their families and educational professionals across early years, school, 16+ settings, alternative and specialist provisions and also in the youth charity sector.
She currently works both independently and also as a senior practitioner Educational Psychologist in a London local authority, with specialisms in social, emotional and mental health and anti-racist practice in education.
Through her work, she supports children, individuals, groups, organisations via organisational change projects and provides training and coaching to professionals as part of this.
Dr Malcolm Cocks
Malcolm is an Inclusion expert and English Teacher with 15 years’ experience. He is on the advisory board for the African and Caribbean Education Network with a particular focus on Research, Policy, and Teaching & Learning.
He is also on the Steering Group for the Schools’ Inclusion Alliance and remains committed to helping schools foster anti-racist cultures and champions the inclusion of pupils and teachers with African and Caribbean heritage.
Malcolm has worked as a teacher and/or Inclusion Lead in some of London’s most prominent Independent Schools.
Educated in Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom, he studied for his BA at Oxford and his PhD at King’s College, London. He has lectured in Literature and Visual Cultures at the University of London and in 2014, he was elected to a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Shakespeare’s Globe.He has recently embarked on a research project at the University of the West Indies with a focus on decolonised curricula & inclusion.
Dr Enya Doyle
Enya’s collaborative, compassionate and creative approach to driving social change has been recognised on local and national levels for almost fifteen years.
As a consultant, Enya brings valuable experience of taking a wide range of organisations through their inclusion journey from the very beginning, by helping them to develop and deliver measurable, achievable goals, through audits, training, and policy development. Enya takes a pragmatic approach to leading what are often perceived to be difficult and uncomfortable conversations and enjoys working at all levels and with a variety of people, be that one-to-one with senior leaders and governors, with small teams and committees, and on an organisation-wide level. Enya loves working with parents and carers.
Enya specialises in challenging gender-based discrimination, sexism, and sexual misconduct with intersectionality at the heart of her work. She holds a PhD from Durham University on gender diversity and inclusion in music, which reflects her commitment to scrutinising the often subtle and underlying forms of exclusion embedded in organisational systems and culture. Enya has enjoyed working with universities and arts organisations across the world and has led inclusion in a prominent independent school. She has presented her research in the UK, Australia and the United States. Enya has a track record of providing effective and insightful training and thoughtful, evidence-based guidance on how best to embed a culture of belonging for all.