I am the manager for accessibility and inclusive practice at the Open University UK and, am an expert in accessibility and inclusive pedagogy. I have an MA in educational technology, a teaching licentiate and I am a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). My role involves driving and coordinating inclusive practice in the Open University, supporting staff to be accessible and inclusive by design, and championing disabled student needs at different echelons of the University. My background is in educational technology, language learning and accessible and inclusive pedagogies in international contexts; I worked in Germany, Spain and China before moving to the UK to take up my current role. My research interests include barriers to learning, mental health and wellbeing in learning, participatory research, student engagement and inclusive approaches in language.