Our Team

Our teams consists of staff, volunteers and a board of trustees:

Our staff are responsible for the daily running of the charity and the services we provide ensuring we improve outcomes for service users and the communities we serve.

Our volunteers support staff with the delivery and development of services, meaning we have a greater impact in what we do. They gain valuable insight and experience in the process.

Our trustees use their skills and experiences to support our work, helping us to achieve our aims. They work collectively, with individuals taking on key roles such as chair, vice-chair, treasurer and secretary.

Meet our Staff and Volunteers:

Chief Officer - John McKernaghan

Operations Manager - Erin Honseler

Projects Manager - Malcolm Struthers

Finance Worker - Suzanne Wren

Marketing and Digital Engagement Worker - Sel Torkornoo

LGBTQ+ Trainer - Wren Boon

HIV Service:

HIV Prevention Coordinator - Anne Glew

HIV Service Coordinator - Matthew Empsall-Gore

Care Navigation & Case Worker - Matthew Khan

HIV Benefits & Welfare Rights Worker - Chris Saxon

Wellbeing Coordinator - Isabel Carter

Volunteer - Gary Haigh

yOUTh (Youth Out) Service:

LGBTQ+ Youth Worker (Kirklees and Senior Youth Worker) - Kate Ribchester

LGBTQ+ Youth Worker (Calderdale) - El Lotz

LGBTQ+ Young People and Family Support Worker - Caz Morreale

Assistant Youth Worker (sessional) - Haroon

Assistant Youth Worker (sessional) – Wren Boon

Volunteer – Katie Lamb

Volunteer - Charlotte Smith

Meet our Trustees:

Tom Mapplethorpe

Treasurer and supports service user engagement.

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Ben Whalley

Chair and takes the lead on data protection and safeguarding.

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Julie James

Takes the lead on race equality and inclusion.

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Lily Huggins


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Virginie Assal


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Phil Greenham


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Edwin Buckley

Company Secretary

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