Baroness Prosser has been Deputy Chair of the EHRC since 2006.
Sarah Anderson, who joined the EHRC as a Commissioner last year, has been appointed interim Deputy Chair. Her previous roles include a number of non-executive directorships in the private and public sector.
Ann Beynon, the Commissioner for Wales, and Kaliani Lyle, the Commissioner for Scotland, have been re-appointed until March 2016.
Recruitment of a successor to Trevor Phillips, the current Chair of the EHRC, is also underway, with Mr Phillips’ third term of public office due to end on 10 September.