Caroline Murphy

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Campaigner for social justice

One of London’s most influential campaigners, Caroline Murphy’s support for social justice has great breadth:  A committed trade unionist, she has organised and supported workplace campaigns from grassroots to national level.  Her most recent elected role is to the regional political committee of Unite the Union.  A passionate campaigner for improved health and safety, Caroline is a Trustee for the London Hazards Centre.

During her time in the private sector, Caroline was highly regarded as one of the UK’s top five private business women.  She successfully used this profile to raise awareness of employee owned co-operative business models and promote workplace democracy.

Named as an influential role model in this year’s European Diversity Awards; Caroline is a disability rights activist, regularly speaking out to challenge mental health stigma.  She is an energetic campaigner within the LGBT community and stalwart promoter of women in industry; particularly construction.  Caroline draws on her own experience as a survivor of sexual violence, to campaigning for an end to all forms of violence against women and girls.