Rose Simkins – Chief Executive of Stop Hate UK – Biography

Rose is Chief Executive of Stop Hate UK and has led the organisation through significant change, from a racial harassment organisation, to one that covers every aspect of Hate Crime and is the leading national organisation, delivering 24-hour helplines for all forms of Hate Crime.

Passionate about bringing change to society and ensuring justice, equality and diversity have been constant throughout her work in previous roles in Housing Management, Homelessness, Asylum/Refugee Support.

Rose sits on a number of police/CPS scrutiny panels and was also a member of the Safety Net Advisory Group (Action for Real Change NHS Mate Crime project), the advisory group for University of Leeds research project ‘Living with Difference’ and EHRC Reference Group (increasing reporting of LGBT Hate Crime).

Rose is a member of the Federation of Small Charities Council, West Midlands Victims Commission and the EHRC External Reference Group on increasing reporting of LGBT Hate Crime.

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