Stephen is Chief Executive of Norwich Theatre Royal and leads all aspects of the theatre’s work both artistic and commercial, including Norwich Playhouse and a landmark new Learning & Participation facility, Stage Two. Stephen began his career as a professional classical singer before entering the cultural sector and, prior to his move to Norwich in 2016, spent 9 years at The Lowry, latterly as Deputy Chief Executive.
Stephen is also a Board Member of Albert Kennedy Trust, Blackpool Grand Theatre, Maggie’s Manchester and The Touring Partnership.
Rajesh, Josh as he is known, is a digital marketing and communications specialist with over a decade of industry experience.
Josh has worked with a wide range of clients within the private and public sector and currently works for a digital agency in Manchester, leading relationships with a wide range of clients.
He originally moved to Manchester from London in 2008 to work for the Equality & Human Rights Commission and has been an active campaigner for equality since his university days.
Karen works in the construction industry as a health and safety advisor, and as a consultant on equality and diversity issues.
Karen has previously volunteered for Manchester Pride and is well known for her work with Manchester Concord and the national transgender celebration, Sparkle.
Karen joined Manchester Pride in 2012 as a director of Manchester Pride Events Limited and is due to retire in December 2018.
Rob is a Counter Fraud Specialist and Senior Executive Officer at the Cabinet Office. Previously, he worked for the Audit Commission where he developed professional skills in governance and risk management and qualified as a Chartered Public Finance Accountant
Rob is a long-term supporter of Manchester Pride and has been involved with charity work and campaigning on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues since his university days. In his spare time, Rob is involved in the local music scene and musical theatre, appearing in productions at The Lowry and Royal Northern College of Music.
Rob joined Manchester Pride in 2012 as a trustee and is due to retire in December 2020.
A well known and well loved person from the Village, Tracey runs New York New York and has done so for over 25 years.
Tracey is an avid supporter of charities and volunteers and raises money for many groups in Manchester.
Tracey joined Manchester Pride in 2014 as a trustee and is due to retire in December 2020.
Nick is an established businessman who runs some of the Village's most successful venues including; The Eagle Bar, The Lodge and the ever popular Richmond Tearooms.
Nick has supported many charities in the region and has staged a number of fundraisers for these. In May 2017 as part of an initiative for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Nick signed up for Manchester Pride’s ‘10 Peaks Challenge’ as part of Team Pride, who went on to raise over £5000.
Nick joined Manchester Pride in 2014 as a trustee and is due to retire in December 2022.