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.

  • Paul Britt Paul Britt Chair; Trustee
  • Andy Adams Andy Adams Secretary; Trustee
  • Kirsten Bayes Kirsten Bayes Trustee; Patron
  • Mikey Russell Mikey Russell Trustee; MyUmbrella; Website Manager

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.

  • Christina Dearlove Christina Dearlove MyUmbrella Founder; Community Ambassador; Food & Drink Procurement Manager; Parade Manager
  • Kerry Kleis Kerry Kleis MyUmbrella Founder; Photography Coordinator
  • Freyja Domville Freyja Domville MyUmbrella
  • Thom Winter-Gray Thom Winter-Gray MyUmbrella
  • Steven Winter-Grey Steven Winter-Grey MyUmbrella
  • AJ Jain AJ Jain Funding Team Manager
  • Luke Sherwood Luke Sherwood Operations Team Manager
  • Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper Fundraising & Events Coordinator
  • Martin Cooper Martin Cooper Fundraising & Events Coordinator
  • Daniel Hayman Daniel Hayman Fundraising & Events Coordinator
  • Lee Krafft Lee Krafft Fundraising & Events Coordinator
  • Richard Powell Richard Powell Marketplace Coordinator; Food & Drink Procurement Manager
  • David Horrill David Horrill Operations Officer
  • Sophie Sheehan Sophie Sheehan Pride aLive Stage Coordinator
  • Jess Gouldthorpe Jess Gouldthorpe Graphic Designer
  • Katie Phipps Katie Phipps Social Media Coordinator