Following the Prime Minister’s announcement, we will be temporarily closing the institution on the 5th of November for one month.
We are planning to open again on the 3rd of December.
We will be running an online programme during this short period of closure for our members and supporters.
Contact us:
[email protected]
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Our management structure and policy framework

Our management structure and policy framework ensures that the DEI functions effectively as a charity, complies with charity law and meets the standards of public life.

Management Structure

The Institution is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation and is governed by its constitution which is available here: DEI Constitution

The Board of Trustees governs the Institution and delegates the strategic planning and day to day running of the Institution to two Directors, supported by the Leadership Team.

Our Directors are:

Emma Dunn, Director of Programme and Projects

Emma Laws, Director of Collections and Research


Please find our structure review document here: Structure review Oct 2020

Please find downloadable versions of our Code of Conduct, Education, Access and Equality and Diversity policies here:

DEI Code of Conduct 

DEI Education Policy 

DEI Access Policy

DEI Equality and Diversity Policy

The Institution has also developed an extensive range of policies and procedures which determine the way we manage and organise our activities.   These are kept under constant review and members can view these documents in the DEI office.