Angela O'Hagan, Convenor
Dr Angela O’Hagan has a long association with Close the Gap, from its initial start-up under EQUAL funding to Convenor of the new independent charity that Close the Gap has become. Angela is an academic researcher and lecturer in equality, human rights and public policy at Glasgow Caledonian University and a member of several other civil society organisations and boards, advisory and expert groups, national and international networks all concerned with advancement of women’s economic security and independence.
Emma Ritch, Vice-Convenor
Emma is executive director of Engender, which is a feminist policy and advocacy organisation working on women’s social, economic, and political equality in Scotland. Her particular areas of interest are women and the economy, men’s violence against women, and women’s human rights. Other boards and committee she is a member of include: EHRC Scotland, Rape Crisis Scotland, Scottish Women’s Rights Centre, Scottish Women’s Budget Group, Scottish Human Rights Consortium, and the Women 50:50 campaign.
Sue Domminney has over 25 years’ experience in the voluntary sector in Glasgow. She currently works as Deputy Centre Manager at the Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre where she has worked for 13 years. This is a varied role covering strategic and operational responsibilities including oversight of the organisation's finances. Prior to this Sue worked at the Centre for Independent Living in Glasgow and the Scottish Low Pay Unit.
Helen Miller is a Senior Associate at the Equality and Human Rights Commission where she works on a range of policy matters. She is currently the Scottish lead for an Inquiry into housing for disabled people. Helen has a strong interest in gender equality and was previously a member of the secretariat for the Commission on Women Offenders and worked at the the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).