Ross joined the team in April 2018 as a Disability Employment Researcher looking at the issues facing disabled graduates breaking into the job market.
From August 2018 Ross has run the Disabling Barriers project as an Employability Consultant, helping cross-sector employers to achieve more inclusive employment processes.
His responsibilities include:
Leading the Disability Project project, aimed at understanding the hidden barriers neurodiverse and disabled graduates face in accessing employment opportunities
Conducting qualitative interviews with employers and disabled graduates
Writing and publishing a research report of the key findings
Preparing the groundwork for creating an online educational resource to support the recruitment of disabled job candidates
Ross is a consultant, passionate about advocating workforce equality, diversity and inclusion of neurodiverse and disabled employees, while also promoting the benefits of neurodivergent thinking.