Trade Sexual Health

Free, confidential health advice, information,
services & support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and trans communities of Leicester,
Leicestershire & Rutland

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Meet the trustees

Nigel Burbidge

Nigel Burbidge

Chair

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Nigel currently works in Medical Education and manages the Undergraduate Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham that provides teaching to University Of Birmingham's medical students and trainee physician associates. He also works with his Post Graduate colleagues in supporting the delivery of teaching to junior doctors.

Previously to this role, Nigel has volunteered and worked in HIV/sexual health promotion for over 28 years. Beginning volunteering at Leicester Lesbian and Gay line in the late 1980's and has worked at Aled Richards Trust/Terrace Higgins Trust in Bristol during the 1990's as Gay Men's Health Co-ordinator, before moving onto manage Healthy Gay Life in Birmingham for 12 years.

Dr Julie Holland

Dr Julie Holland

Trustee

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Dr Julie Holland is an academic with expertise in both biomedical sciences and business.

Julie has lectured at Nottingham University and Loughborough University, and she has a particular interest in innovation management, strategic business planning and healthcare management and governance. Julie has also worked in the private sector and for the NHS where she was Director of the East Midlands NHS Innovation Hub.

Julie has been chair of Loughborough University's LGBT staff group and is a keen advocate of staff role models for LGBT students.

Ken Coney

Ken Coney

Trustee

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Ken is an independent healthcare consultant who has volunteered with Trade for a couple of years before he joined the Board of Trustees. He is looking forward to being part of a great local charity which provides such valuable resources to the LGB&T community in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

Mike Evans

Mike Evans

Treasurer

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Mike currently works at Leicester City Council as a manager in Children's Social Care Services.

He has previously volunteered at the LGBT Centre for 25 years as a Helpline Volunteer and Trustee. Over that time he worked alongside many colleagues at Trade and has now become a trustee so that he can continue to support & promote the interests the local LGBT community.

Paul Trunkfield

Paul Trunkfield

Secretary

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Moonlighting as Trade's company secretary since 2012, Paul enjoys the challenges that organising the Board presents. By day he works part time with Trade, runs his own video and photography company, and enjoys playing in rock bands.

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