Meet The Team

The team at Reading Pride is formed of dedicated volunteers in a variety of roles. We are always in need of enthusiastic people to help throughout the year so if you can commit some time to help the LGBT+ community and to shape the future of your Pride please get in touch.

Trustees

Lead by the Chair the Trustees make the key charity decisions, provide direction and bear the legal/financial responsibilities. They are voted on by the members at a General Meeting.

  • Andy Adams Andy Adams Chair; Trustee
  • Kirsten Bayes Kirsten Bayes Trustee; Patron
  • Paul Britt Paul Britt Trustee

Patrons

Provide external support and promotion of the charity.

  • Diane Abbott MP Diane Abbott MP Patron
  • Sarah Hacker Sarah Hacker Patron

Committee

Lead by the Chief Executive Officer run the charities day to day functions which includes a vast range of different skills and opportunities.

  • Alex Walker Alex Walker Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard Powell Richard Powell Marketplace Coordinator; Food & Drink Procurement Manager
  • Tania Thornton Tania Thornton Main Stage Coordinator; MyUmbrella
  • Ally Jenkins Ally Jenkins VIP Enclosure Coordinator; Social Media Coordinator
  • Mikey Russell Mikey Russell Website Manager; MyUmbrella
  • Kerry Goodman Kerry Goodman Photography Coordinator; MyUmbrella Founder
  • Christina Dearlove Christina Dearlove Community Ambassador; MyUmbrella Founder