Gary Loke


Gary Loke

Equality Challenge Unit

Job title

Head of Policy



Gary Loke is Head of Policy at Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) which works to further and support equality and diversity for staff and students in higher education institutions across the UK and in colleges in Scotland. He previously worked for an older persons’ charity age-related policy issues in health and social care and for a rural race equality organisation on projects including minority ethnic people’s access to information and public services, racist incident reporting and capacity building of small minority ethnic and faith groups. He was formerly an elected sabbatical officer at York University Student’s Unions, chair of the National Union of Students (NUS) Black Students’ campaign steering committee, and a member of the NUS Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual campaign committee. Gary is also currently a member on the gender equality commission to the Swiss National Science Foundation.