As a Senior Associate at Catalyst Europe, Rikia Fayne works with leading global organizations as a relationship manager, helping them create more diverse, inclusive and flexible workplaces.
Rikia has spent six years of her career working in the Education sector on projects related to additional educational needs and disabilities, community identity, and diversity and inclusion. Most recently, she was a Student Experience Officer (Community Events) with a focus on community identity at the University of East London. In that role, she focused on ways to celebrate diversity, and she created the University’s first Inclusion Month. Rikia was also the Equality and Diversity Lead for the Student Support directorate, which involved achieving the equality and diversity objectives within the University’s corporate plan and driving these objectives within her directorate.
Rikia received her BSc in Psychology from the University of Bangor, Wales. She is a UK citizen and resides in Switzerland.