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Community Advisory Board

Our CAB provides advice on diversity and inclusion at Pride (Photograph: Lauren Anderson)

Our Community Advisory Board (CAB) advises the directors of Pride in London and scrutinises their decisions. It provides guidance on inclusion, governance and other operational issues.

What does the CAB look at?

  • Diversity and inclusion at Pride
  • Engaging different groups (e.g. trans*, BME) as volunteers, participants and audiences
  • Future themes and the purpose of Pride

What does it advise on?

  • Event plans
  • Parade design and management
  • Festival events and acts
  • Diversity and inclusion training
  • Financial governance

Who is on the CAB?

  • Chair: Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett
  • Deputy Chair and Bisexual People's Rep: Edward Lord OBE (BiUK)
  • Secretariat: Mark Delacour (LGBT Consortium)
  • Arts and Literature: Simon Tarrant (Winter Pride UK)
  • Black and Minority Ethnic People's Rep: Ozzy Amir (Queen Mary Students' Union)
  • Campaigning and Political Groups: Open for nominations
  • Disabled People's Rep: Open for nominations
  • Faith and Belief Groups: Richard Unwin (Galha LGBT Humanists)
  • Health Rep: Open for nominations
  • Local Groups Rep: David Robson (Wandsworth LGBT Forum)
  • Older People's Rep: Peter Scott-Presland (Opening Doors London)
  • Performers Rep: Dr J (The Queer Embassy)
  • Professional Groups: Open for nominations
  • Sports Rep: Fabian Valencia (Out for Sport)
  • Straight Ally Rep: New position and open for nominations
  • Trans* People's Rep: Megan Faulkner (Trans Network London)
  • Young People's Rep: Lukasz Koniezcka (Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre)
  • Women's Rep: New position and open for nominations
  • Open Place Rep: Open for nominations

When does the CAB meet?

  • Thursday 16th February 2017
  • Thursday 16th March 2017
  • Thursday 27th April 2017
  • Thursday 18th May 2017
  • Thursday 29th June 2017
  • Thursday 20th July 2017 (Closed snagging meeting)
  • Thursday 26th October 2017
  • Thursday 30th November 2017
  • Thursday 14th December 2017

How can I join the CAB?

See above for the positions currently open for nominations. 

You can nominate yourself by emailing the CAB secretary a statement of no more than 250 words. This statement should explain the role you play in your community group or organisation. It should also talk about why you think you would make a good representative. You will be asked to secure an endorsement from a community group or organisation that focuses on the area you would like to represent. The CAB will then vote on all nominated candidates.

Email the CAB


Any questions?

Please contact LGBT Consortium if you have any questions about the Community Advisory Board.