Dr Marie-Annick Gournet is Associate Professor of Lifelong Learning and Inclusive Pedagogy and Director of Part-time Programmes & Short Courses at the University of Bristol. She currently leads a research project on the legacy of enslavement with a particular focus on Bristol.
Marie-Annick founded the Global Majority Teachers (GMTs) Network, a community of practice bringing together qualified Black and Asian teachers in Bristol. She set up a UKRI funded research team of 16 GMTs doing pedagogical research on issues relating to the legacy of enslavement and its impact.
Throughout her professional career Marie-Annick worked with a range of organisations in diverse Non-Executive Director roles. She is currently a member of the National Education Enterprise Alliance (NEEA) and a Non-Executive Director at Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust.