Pavan Dhaliwal is the Chief Executive of Revolving Doors. She is an equalities and human rights expert and has worked across the sector for over 15 years from grassroots community organising to high level advocacy in the UK and internationally. She has a special interest in criminal justice, education and women’s sexual and reproductive health rights. Most recently she led the Corporate Affairs directorate at MHA, the largest elderly social care provider in the UK, including the Covid-19 management response. Prior to this she was Director of Public Affairs and Policy at the British Humanist Association and Vice President of the European Humanist Federation working on areas as varied as secularism, social cohesion, LGBT rights, women’s sexual and reproductive health rights and assisted dying.
With degrees from Durham University and the LSE, she started her career in social justice and race equality at the 1990 Trust and Race on the Agenda. She was a founding member of the UK/US collaborative initiative Equanomics UK and was a trustee of CRJ UK, a charity working to tackle disproportionality in the criminal justice system. She is currently on the board of the Public Law Project.