Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson identifies as a Jiman / Bundjalung (Aboriginal Australian) woman who also has Anglo-Celtic, and German heritage.
Kay is Professor of Communities and Race Relations and holds a PhD in Sociology.
Raised to the peerage as Baron Falconer of Thoroton, of Thoroton in the County of Nottinghamshire 1997 Lords.
Sir Bert Massie CBE has worked in the charity sector for 40 years and, in 2007, was created a Knight for his services to disabled people.
Sir George Newman has had a wide experience of law, both as a barrister and as a judge.