John moved to London in 1995 from the Forest of Dean, after a detour of several years via Plymouth University where he studied Business and Finance. Since 1995, John has worked for a national builders merchant in various roles such as stocking taking, customer service, sales & purchasing administration, product procurement and system administration. Over that time he has also been part of the project teams that oversaw the introduction and training of internal computer systems.
John has been a HERO/GMFA volunteer for three years, helping out in the office on occasions, along with Sports Day, bucket rattling and helping out at other fundraising events.
Roland has been involved with LGBT HERO on and off for several years and decided in 2018 that he should take things further and apply for a role on the board. In 2019 he became the treasurer of the organisation and officially oversees finances.
Professionally, Roland is a management consultant specialising in process improvement, implementing efficient organisations, change & transformation and executive coaching. He has been doing this for more than two decades.
In his spare time, he is involved in the Church of England and recently became a first aider in mental health.
Tim has been a board member since 2018 and is currently LGBT HERO's vice chair. Tim has been a long time supporter of LGBT HERO and the work we do through GMFA. Tim is very passionate about tackling mental illness and suicide within the LGBTQ+ community.
Paul joined LGBT HERO's Board in 2019. His background is in marketing and communications.
Ian joined LGBT HERO's Board in 2019. He is keen about furthering the health and rights of bisexual people.