People

Staff Members

Executive Director

Dr Wanda Wyporska, FRSA, is Executive Director at The Equality Trust, the national charity that campaigns to reduce social and economic inequality. She is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of York, a trustee of Equally Ours and Redthread, Governor of West Green Primary School,...

Finance and Operations Manager

Jo is part-time Finance and Operations Manager for the Equality Trust, having previously worked at The Judith Trust. Jo is also a Breastfeeding Counsellor and holds an MSc in Gender Studies.

Campaigns Officer

Rianna is a full-time Campaigns Officer for the Equality Trust, managing our Europe-wide campaign against private financing for development (in partnership with Citizens for Financial Justice), as well as our...

Fair Pay Campaigner

John runs our Fair Pay Campaign looking at both gender pay gaps and the ratios between chief executive pay and that of their workforce. John has extensive experience of community and trade union organising and hopes to use that experience to develop an effective strategy to effect positive...

Campaigns and Administrative Assistant

Frankie works as the Campaigns and Administrative Assistant working with The Equality Trust's speaker network and as the co-secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty. He is also working with partner organisation...

Local Groups Organiser

Angela is the Local Groups Organiser for the Equality Trust focusing on supporting existing and new local groups to grow in their capacity to effect change locally. 

Angela has organised in trade union and community campaign organisations both in the UK and Australia, focusing on activist...

Board Members

Chair and co-founder

Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York, and the University’s Champion for Research on Justice and Equality; she is a Fellow of the RSA and of the UK Faculty of Public Health. Kate’s research focuses on the social determinants of...

Trustee

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.

Trustee

Fran Darlington-Pollock is a Lecturer in Population Geography in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Liverpool. As a population and health geographer, Fran’s research focusses on understanding inequality in society, with a particular interest in marginalised populations...

Trustee

George Weyman advises on strategy and digital transformation at the British Red Cross. A Clore Leadership Fellow (2015/16), George is chair of The Cambridge Commons, a local group campaigning on inequality. He supported the development of imagine2027...

Patrons

Patron and co-founder

Richard studied economic history and the philosophy of science at the London School of Economics before training in epidemiology.  From the 1970s onwards, his research focused on of social class differences in death rates.  He has played a formative role in international research on the social...