Meet the staff team

Jatin Haria

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Jatin is responsible for the overall leadership, management and strategic direction of CRER.

He has held this post for the past 15 years, and has ensured that the organisation keeps a focus on evidence-led strategic interventions that make a real difference in tackling racism in Scotland.

He has previously served on the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) Scotland Advisory Board, the STUC General Council and the Scottish Executive's Race Equality Advisory Forum.

0141 418 6530

Carol Young

Deputy Director


Carol's work focuses on embedding equalities into organisational policy and practice from an anti-racist perspective. Carol’s remit at CRER includes research, policy work and development and delivery of equality publications, resources and training. Her background is in cross-strand equality work within the voluntary and public sectors.

0141 418 6530

Zandra Yeaman

Community and Campaigns Officer

Zandra works with partners and community members to coordinate CRER programmes, events, training, and networks including Black History Month, the Political Shadowing Scheme, and the Glasgow Voluntary Sector Racial Equality Network (GVSREN). She is currently on secondment to the Hunterian as their Curator of Discomfort.

0141 418 6531

Rebecca Marek

Parliamentary and Policy Officer


Rebecca works with elected officials, partners, and decision makers to support CRER's parliamentary, policy, and research/information work. She monitors, analyses, and influences policy, legislation, and parliamentary developments relating to racial equality and rights in Scotland. Rebecca moved to Scotland from Ohio, USA in 2014 and has held a variety of policy development, community relations, and advocacy roles.

0141 418 6533

Lorraine Barrie

Glasgow Equality Forum (GEF) Manager

Lorraine coordinates GEF, a Glasgow-wide strategic policy forum. She is a member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission's Scotland Committee, and has previously worked as the Coordinator of South East Integration Network and as a solicitor within a community law centre focusing on discrimination. Lorraine is also a trustee of the charity Friends of Romano Lav.

0141 418 6535