Adele Baumgardt has a wide knowledge of gender equality having been Director of Policy at the Equal Opportunities Commission for Wales from 1999 until 2007.
Now a self employed consultant on all aspects of equality and diversity, Adele’s experience includes delivering equality strategies in public, private and voluntary sectors with particular expertise in the new ‘positive’ equality duties in respect of race, gender and disability
Adele has experience in a large number of areas including gender mainstreaming, equal pay, gender stereotyping, gender and economic participation, work/life balance, Maternity discrimination and protection, violence against women, gender budgeting, caring and childcare and women in political and public life. She has recently worked with the Government Equalities Office and the Ministry of Justice through a series of regional conferences, leading on the Gender Equality Duty.
Adele was appointed to the role of Wales Commissioner in December 2009.
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