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The EA-Audits team is led by educational expert Lesley Mifsud, a former Headteacher. All of our access consultants come from a teaching background, giving us a deep-rooted knowledge and understanding of the education sector. 

Lesley Mifsud - CEO and Head Access Consultant

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With over 30 years experience in teaching, Lesley has held the positions of Head of Year, Deputy Head and Headteacher.


Lesley set up Equality Act Audits over 12 years ago and has personally advised over 2000 schools on accessibility. Lesley has a passion for this subject and has an excellent knowledge of all areas related to Equality in Schools and SEN.

Lesley regularly undertakes the following:

  • Access Auditing schools to ensure they conform to the Equality Act of 2010

  • Writing SEN Policies and Accessibility Plans

  • Preparing Access Audit reports

  • Advising schools on inclusion for their SEN pupils

  • Advising on classroom construction for hearing impaired pupils and staff

  • Expert witness services 

Lesley is happily married, and enjoys travelling and playing golf in her spare time. 

Becky Parker  - Managing Director


Becky is responsible for the general day-to-day running of Equality Act Audits Limited and managing the business operations. Becky is also responsible for creating relevant content for clients and prospects, as well as developing marketing and business development strategy.


She has a degree in Literature and English Language from the University of Manchester and prior to joining the company, has over a decade of experience in professional services gained in London. 

If you contact Equality Act Audits for any information or a quotation, it is usually Becky who will be your first point of call. 


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Vanessa Marsland - Access Consultant, North West 

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Vanessa covers the accessibility planning for schools in the North West and surrounding areas. She holds a BA (Hons) in International Business and is passionate about equality issues, particularly in education.


Vanessa has experience experience working in a primary school setting within EYFS and Key Stage 1. Other qualifications she holds include 'Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2', and 'Introduction to Child Psychology'.


Vanessa has also completed safeguarding training and ‘No Outsiders’ inclusion and equality training with Ex-Headteacher Andrew Moffat (who was awarded an MBE for his work in equality education).

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