Meet the Team!

Team LGBT Foundation is everyone who helps run our services. From our colleagues and trustees to community organisers and amazing volunteers - we make the magic happen at LGBT Foundation.

Below you can find out who works on the different projects at LGBT Foundation. If you're interested in becoming a colleague check out the job opportunities page or if you fancy volunteering head to the get involved section. Find out more about our trustees here.

If you want to get in touch with anyone below please email info@lgbt.foundation, or call us on 0345 330 30 30.

LGBT Foundation Colleagues

Ibtisam Ahmed

Job Role: Policy and Research Manager
Pronouns: He/Him

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Tolu Ajayi

Job Role: QTIPOC Programme Coordinator
Pronouns: He/Him

Simon Baker

Simon Baker

Job Role: Head of People and OD
Pronouns: He/Him

Rachel Bottomley
Rachel Bottomley

Job Role: Director of Development
Pronouns: She/Her

Ronit Bowman

Job Role: IAPT Counsellor
Pronouns: She/Her

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Tom Chew

Job Role: LGBT Making Smoking History Programme Coordinator
Pronouns: He/Him

Charlotte Cooke

Job Role: Deputy Director of Delivery
Pronouns: She/Her

Rob Cookson

Job Role: Deputy Chief Executive
Pronouns: He/Him

Katie Craven

Job Role: Pride in Practice Business Development Manager
Pronouns: She/Her

Emily Wilkins

Job Role: Policy Coordinator
Pronouns: They/Them

Lauren Duffy
Lauren Duffy

Job Role: Sexual Health Services Manager
Pronouns: She/Her

Kate Forshaw

Job Role: Volunteer Admin Officer
Pronouns: She/Her

Andrew Gilliver

Job Role: Pride in Practice Coordinator - Community Involvement
Pronouns: He/Him

Gary Harkness

Job Role: Community Safety Manager
Pronouns: He/Him

Stewart Humphries

Job Role: CEO's Business Manager and Company Secretary
Pronouns: He/Him

Lizzie Jenner

Job Role: Speech and Language Therapist
Pronouns: She/Her

Brogan Devlin

Job Role: Creative Content Designer
Pronouns: She/Her

Eden Ladley

Job Role: Trans Programme Coordinator (Community Development)
Pronouns: xe/xem/xyr and she/her

Craig Langton

Job Role: Sexual Health Officer - Prevention & Promotion
Pronouns: He/Him

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Ellie White

Job Role: Women's Programme Coordinator and Bi Programme Coordinator
Pronouns: She/Her

Faye Li

Job Role: Corporate Partnerships Coordinator
Pronouns: She/Her

Meg Lightheart
Meg Lightheart

Job Role: Indigo Gender Service Manager
Pronouns: She/Her

Aimee Linfield

Job Role: Pride in Practice Manager - Greater Manchester
Pronouns: She/Her

Paul Martin OBE

Job Role: Chief Executive
Pronouns: He/Him


Alex Matheson

Job Role: NHS Rainbow Badge Programme Manager
Pronouns: She/Her

Chris McGoldrick

Job Role: Assistant to the Chief Executive
Pronouns: He/Him

Louise McIvor

Job Role: Substance Misuse Coordinator
Pronouns: She/Her

Joe Beeso-Cope

Job Role: Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Pronouns: He/They

Tom Montrose-Moss

Job Role: Performance Manager
Pronouns: He/Him

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Jay Neville

Job Role: Indigo Gender Service Counsellor
Pronouns: He/They

Debra Nixon

Job Role: Assistant Director of Self-Generated Income
Pronouns: She/Her

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Barry Priest

Job Role: Project Manager, Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Arts and Culture Network

Pronouns: He / him

Michael Petch

Job Role: Volunteer Manager
Pronouns: They/Them

Jonny Carr

Job Role: Digital Engagement Officer
Pronouns: He/They

David Rees

Job Role: IAPT Counsellor
Pronouns: He/Him

Aben Ripley
Aben Ripley

Job Role: Sexual Health Coordinator - Community Engagement
Pronouns: They/Them

Lawrie Roberts

Lawrie Roberts

Job Role: Pride in Ageing Manager
Pronouns: He/Him

Zane Robinson

Job Role: Community Programmes Manager and Trans Programme Coordinator
Pronouns: They/He

Allan Smillie

Job Role: Finance Coordinator
Pronouns: He/Him

Daniel Walsh

Job Role: Grants and Contracts Manager
Pronouns: He/Him

Laurence Webb

Job Role: Deputy Director of Inclusion
Pronouns: He/Him or They/Them

Gareth Williams

Job Role: IAPT Counsellor
Pronouns: He/Him