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Jacqueline Whinstanley FRSA 

Entrepreneur, International Advisor & Inclusion Strategist, Author & Public Speaker. 

Founder Universal Inclusion

Jacqueline is best described as a global humanitarian & innovator, with a deeply held and proven conviction to increasing equality of access to life’s opportunities through the creation of inclusive environments. She is a recognised international expert and consultant on inclusion and accessibility challenges. 


A thought leader in the reduction of global inequalities, Jacqueline’s work is recognised as good practice in the UK and internationally. Over the years, she has built an audit trail in proof of concept and outcomes, and has influenced significant changes in government policy in the UK as a direct result of her clarity of vision in this area.   


Jacqueline regularly presents at the UN, in Windsor and Westminster.  She is an author, poet and regular contributor to national & international Advisory Boards, Good Practice Guidelines, White Papers & Select Committee evidence sessions. There is no doubt, her work has and continues to enrich lives and reduce inequalities.

Jacqueline has a number of roles within her business portfolio:

  • Founder CEO, Universal Inclusion & The Inclusive Entrepreneur;

  • Secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Inclusive Entrepreneurship;

  • Visiting Fellow for CIMR Birkbeck University;

  • Fellow for the Royal Society of Arts;

  • Shaw Trust Foundation Advisory Board Member;

  • Power100 Judge 2021,2022 & 2023; 

  • Panel Member; Former Trustee, DRUK Disability Rights UK;

  • Chair, FILT (Foundation for Independent Living Trust);

  • Virgin Start Up Mentor; 

  • Ambassador 50-50 Parliament;

  • New England Sports for Women Advisory Board Member. 

  • Jacqueline was also included in ‘Women Who Break the Bias List 2022’ launched by Diverse In to recognise and reward women who break the bias globally. 

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