Sarah Spencer is Director of the Global Exchange on Migration (https://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/globalexchange/) and Diversity at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford. Her research interests are in irregular migrants, integration, human rights and equality issues, and in the policy making process. She was an Open Society Fellow (2012-2014) exploring issues relating to irregular migrants in Europe, on which her presentation will draw. Her publications can be seen at compas (https://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/people/staff/sarah-spencer/publications/). Sarah was awarded her doctorate at Erasmus University Rotterdam, has an MPhil from University College London and took her first degree in Sociology at the University of Nottingham. She is a former Deputy Chair of the Commission for Racial Equality in Britain, Chair of the network of civil society equality organisations, the Equality and Diversity Forum, and Director of Liberty.