Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford, and a founder member of Matrix Chambers
Helen has over 30 years of experience using equality law and human rights law to advance equal opportunities, and is known for working with civil society organisations and arguing cases which promote an anti-racist environment in education. She has particular expertise in use of the public sector equality duty, and co-authored seven editions of the Blackstone Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998. Helen is currently chair of the Equality & Diversity Forum (and its Disability Sub-Group), a member of the University’s Legal Committee and on the Management Board of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. She is also a trustee of the Equal Rights Trust and of the Institute for the Future of Work.
Photo credit: Helen Mountfield, QC, Principal of Mansfield College, by Greg Smolonski, Photovibe