Zara Todd

Disability activist

Zara Todd is an internationally recognised disability activist who specialises in creating organisational change to support inclusion and accountability. She has advised the UK Government, the British Council, the Fundamental Rights Agency and the Council of Europe.

In 2017 Zara carried out a Winston Churchill memorial trust fellowship looking at disability leadership and what could be learned from Australia and New Zealand. The findings from her report helped inform the development of the national lottery community trusts’ lived experience leadership funding programme. Earlier this year she the co-author of ACEVO’s hidden leaders report into disability leadership in the third sector.

Zara is currently setting up her own organisation to support disabled people working in the third sector. She is currently the Head of Equity at the Centre for knowledge Equity. In 2017 Zara was profiled in the guardian newspaper for her work in disability rights.