A strong trustee board and senior management team has been put in place:
Peter Tatchell Foundation Trustees
Anthony Gajadharsingh (Chair)
Anthony Gajadharsingh, a Chartered Company Secretary, is an independent specialist consultant in business turnaround and growth strategy, focusing particularly on the power, oil, gas and rail industries. Anthony was previously Chief of Staff at multi-national technology company Invensys plc, a Trustee of the £4bn Invensys Pension Scheme and a member of the London Council of the CBI.
Jeremy N. Hooke (Deputy Chair and Treasurer)
Jeremy is a well-known entrepreneur and wealth manager. He has a large and varied International client base from Individuals and families to businesses and high profile celebrities.
Jeremy was the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of the City of Norwich for 2008/2009, and remains the Treasurer of the Norwich Civic Association. He has worked with many Human Rights and Civil Liberty organizations: including advising for 'Stonewall'. He is also the Vice-Chair of the Norfolk LGBT History Society and Honorary Treasurer and a Trustee of the Carers Forum. He is a trustee of Norwich Consolidated Charities.
Patrick McCann (Secretary)
Patrick McCann is currently Global Head of Learning & Development with Herbert Smith, a large international City law firm, having started his career as a litigation lawyer.
He was previously an active member of both Act-Up and Outrage in the early 90’s and helped to set up the LGBT society at his former law firm.
Gill Butler (Trustee)
Gill Butler was admitted as a solicitor in 1979 and specialises in family law with an emphasis on same sex relationships. She is a consultant with leading lesbian and gay firm, Burton Woods. Since the early 1980s, Gill has acted for many lesbian and gay parents in family cases.
Gill has campaigned for social change for the last 40 years. She was a member of the Stonewall Board from 1992 until 2002, and was Chair from 1999 until 2002. She was a founding trustee of the Peter Tatchell Human Rights Fund .
Alan Wilkinson (Trustee)
Alan Wilkinson has been an architect since 1982. He was involved in anti-apartheid work as a student in Johannesburg and in 1984 was a founding member of ‘Architects Against Apartheid’. This work continued from 1986 to 1988 with ‘P.L.A.C.E.’(Professional Levellers for Architecture, Community and Environment), an organisation that lobbied for racial integration in South Africa.
Alan was a founding member and has been a Director and trustee of the Zimbabwe Association since 2001, a trustee of the Peter Tatchell Human Rights Fund since 2002.
Alan later took part in two major campaigns with Peter, these being the anti-Mugabe protests in Paris in 2003 when Mugabe attended a two-day Franco-African summit, and ‘Stop the Tour’, also in 2003, when the Zimbabwe Cricket Team played at Lords and in Birmingham.