Workforce Diversity work to create an inclusive campus for our diverse staff, students and community guided by diversity and inclusion best practices.


Dr Johan Nel
Johan completed his PhD in Organisational Psychology and has experience with Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Organisational Development and Diversity and Inclusion experience in the banking and higher education sectors. Johan has worked across 14 countries in his tenure and his qualifications include:
  • PhD in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
    Thesis: Development And Validation Of The Career Orientations, Meta-Competencies And Career Outcomes Model
    This model explores how career orientations interact with meta-competencies to predict subjective and objective career outcomes.
  • MCom in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
    Dissertation: High job demands can have positive consequences: The moderating role of matching job resources.
Jess-Gallagher-115_x_115 Ms Jessica Gallagher 
Jessica is responsible for overseeing diversity compliance reporting, external committee representation, and strategic direction of Workforce Diversity initiatives. Jessica has worked across a range of sectors in Australian and the UK, including government, law and higher education. Her qualifications include:
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts (History) - Australian National University
Ms Adeola (Dee) Adeyemi
Dee is responsible for diversity compliance reporting, committee representation and delivering diversity & inclusion training and development programs. Dee has worked across multiple sectors including higher education, government, marketing communications and logistics. Her qualifications include:
  • Masters of Human Resource Management- Monash
  • BComm (Human Resource Management) Honours – UWA 
    Research topic – Building meaningful connections in a diverse workplace: A case study of the role of relational efforts in fostering an inclusion climate

Further information

Equity and diversity policies

Workforce Diversity run a regular seminar series on topics relating to the achievement of equity and diversity at UWA.