We are a mixture of clinicians, designers, technologists from the LGBTQIA+ community and beyond.
Charlotte developed Public Health England’s digital health evaluation service. She also developed services for Mind, the mental health charity and the NHS. In her spare time she is a crisis volunteer for Shout, providing support to people in mental health crisis.
Daniel is Kalda’s Chief Executive Officer. Daniel was head of product at MyCognition, a cognitive medical device company, where he developed video games to measure, treat, and prevent mental health issues.
Uz is a highly dedicated mindfulness practitioner and teacher experienced in introducing mindfulness to a wide range of audiences including: schools, workplaces, charities, government, arts organisations. She is a published author on the subject of mindfulness with a book selling well in the UK, US and translated into several languages.
Anick Soni is an intersex activist, creative consultant, presenter and researcher who focuses on the rights of children, human rights and mental health. He is a co-founding trustee of the charity iCONUK (Interconnected UK), which provides guidance and support for intersex people, those born with variations of sex characteristics/DSD and their loved ones.
Christian is a queer entrepreneur, innovation & strategy consultant. His work founding i³ investing that helps LGBTQ+ founders and conscious investors connect. His work includes driving awareness for BAME and mental health communities, to support policy submissions on progressive LGBTQ+ legislation.
Mathijs is a senior lecturer at The Open University and an honorary academic in psychological medicine at the University of Auckland. His research includes work designed to enhance the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ young people, including the computerised CBT video game SPARX and the PRIDE Project.
Ora is a zealous advocate of anti racism and LGBTQIA+ rights, and works as a diversity and inclusion consultant. Ora’s work in the world of agency recruitment highlighted the need for the way industries include women of colour. Her work includes organising and hosting events to empower different WOC groups on how the industry can work for them.
Zaziah Wood (she/her) is the counselling services manager at Metro Charity. Zaziah’s background is in person-centred counselling, her experience includes working with young people in educational settings, working in substance use and most recently supporting the mental health of young people and adults who identify as LGBTQ+ across London through offering short-term counselling and well-being interventions.