Pradeep is the Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) at the University of Salford and leads its institutional approach to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. He also co-chairs the Race Equality Charter Governance Committee, who oversee the development of the charter. His interests lie in developing approaches which are intentionally inclusive, using co-creation as a tool to drive organisational change. Pradeep draws on his extensive experience in working across the public sector, including the NHS, criminal justice and local government. Pradeep’s research interests lie in seeking out approaches that will lead to the elimination of awarding gaps and is a founding member of the UK Higher Education Awards Gap Group, a collaborative of higher education institutions working on this issue.