Siobhan Endean works in Unite the union as a national officer supporting and empowering the largest democratic voice of women workers and LGBT workers within the trade union movement as secretary to two of Unite the Union’s four national equality committees. Siobhan is also national officer for the community youth and not for profit sector of unite the union.
Originally from Durham, Siobhan studied for her BA in applied economics at the University of Abertay and went on to be elected as a Student Union officer and then NUS National Women’s Officer. She has worked in the union movement since 1992 when she joined the AEU research department specialising in equality and later became a development officer representing members on equality issues. Following from a two year period when Siobhan worked at the Transport and General Workers Union, Siobhan rejoined Amicus in 2003 working in the union’s political department as Head of Policy, she went on to become Head of Equality and then National Officer in the finance and legal sector before being appointed to her current role in unite. Siobhan is an executive member of the National Assembly of women.
Siobhan will be involved in the following FiLiA session:
Putting Class back into Feminism (Saturday Afternoon)