Sanchia Alasia

Head of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion at London South Bank University and the Manging Director of Sanchia Consulting Ltd. BSc, MSc, Assoc CIPD, FCMI, FRSA.

Sanchia Alasia a multi-award-winning specialist in equality diversity and human resources and has over 15 years’ experience of working in this field across the public sector.   She has worked across the public sector to help move organisations towards being truly being inclusive, valuing their staff and creating a culture where staff feel supported, appreciated, and respected.

She currently works as the Head of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion at London South Bank University and the Manging Director of Sanchia Consulting Ltd.  She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce.

She was elected as a councillor to Barking and Dagenham Council in 2010 a role she held until 2021 and was the first of three Black women to be elected there. She held a number of positions – School Governor, chair of the health and adult services scrutiny committee and chair of the planning committee.  She was the first Caribbean female civic mayor there in 2018/19.  She stood for the European Parliament elections twice in 2014 and 2019.

Sanchia has won numerous awards including, being highly commended as HR champion of the year in the British diversity awards in 2023, winner as outstanding public sector figure at the Precious awards in 2020 and as one of the top 100 most influential, impactful, and successful African Business leaders by the African Chamber of Commerce in 2022.  She was also named as one of fifty most inspirational Black women in the UK during Black history month in 2019.

  • Access to our Monthly Newsletter
  • Online access to our “Equity in Education & Society” journal (SAGE)
  • Invitation to our annual Fellows’ Roundtable (Available only to members)
  • 7.5% discounted rate at our “Equity in Education & Society” conferences
  • 5% discounted rate on any of our training programmes and/or workshops

About Us

Institute for Educational & Social Equity provides consultancy services on anti-racism and other inclusion, diversity and equity issues. Our USP is that our approach combines research with practice. Our services are built on three pillars: research, capacity development and institutional support.


Office Address: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre Firth St, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD. Tel: 44-01484505670

Company number: 12718201

Registered Company Address: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N17GU

UK Register of Learning Providers Number: 10092202