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Staff Members

Executive Director
Duncan Exley is Executive Director of the Equality Trust. Duncan was previously Director of Campaigns at FairPensions (now ShareAction). Duncan has also worked for the Ramblers and London Cycling Campaign.
Media and Communications Manager
John Hood is Media and Communications Manager at the Equality Trust. John previously worked at the Liberal Democrats' Policy and Research Unit.
Supporters and Affiliated Groups Manager
Bill is a co-founder of The Equality Trust and works for the Trust part-time, looking after our network of supporters and autonomous local groups. Bill has written and blogged for various organisations including Oxfam and the pressure group Compass. Prior to the launch of the Trust, Bill...
Policy and Campaigns Officer
Lucy Shaddock is Policy and Campaigns Officer at the Equality Trust. She holds an MSc in Public Policy from University College London and previously worked at the Institute for Government.
Senior Policy and Research Advisor
Tim Stacey is Senior Policy and Research Advisor at the Equality Trust. Tim holds an MSc in Policy Research from the University of Bristol. Tim previously worked at the Joint Public Issues Team for the Methodist, Baptist and United Reformed Churches.
Finance and Operations Officer
Jo is part-time Finance and Operations Officer for the Equality Trust, having previously worked with The Judith Trust. Jo is also a Breastfeeding Counsellor and holds an MSc in Gender Studies.

Board Members

Chair of Board
Sean Baine is Chair of the Board.
Board Member
Cathy Debenham is founder and director of YouGen, an organisation that helps people to make heir homes more energy efficient, and aims to build a UK where local power generation from renewable sources is the norm.
Co-founder and Board Member
Kate trained in biological anthropology at Cambridge, nutritional sciences at Cornell and epidemiology at UC-Berkeley, and is currently Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York. She co-founder of The Equality Trust and is co-author of The Spirit...
Board Member
Judith Moran is the Director of Quaker Social Action, an East London charity which supports people on a low income to find solutions to the issues affecting their lives.
Board Member
Tom is responsible investment co-ordinator at the International Transport Workers’ Federation. This is a recently created post to support trade union work in the capital markets in Europe. Prior to this he was Head of Communications at PIRC, and previously was a senior policy officer at the...
Co-founder and Board Member
Richard has played a formative role in international research on the social determinants of health and on the societal effects of income inequality. He studied economic history at LSE before training in epidemiology. He is Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham...
Board Member
Zoe Williams has been a columnist on the Guardian since 2000 - previously, she wrote a column for the London Evening Standard.  She has appeared on various current affairs and discussion shows and written for a load of magazines. She was 2013's Print Journalist of the Year for the...

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