At the Virtual AGM held on Saturday 17th October 2020 the new UKPON board was confirmed.

Jenny Dewsnap - Co Chair (Female Identifying)
Lee Bowditch - Co Chair (Male Identifying)
Elliott King - Secretary
Greg Stephenson- Treasurer
Deb Barrows - Membership & Outreach
Matthew Kenworthy Gomes - Communications
Nigel Briers - Inclusions

The new board are looking forward to getting stuck in to move the UK Pride Organisers Network forward in 2020 and beyond.

Meet the Team

Each board member is responsible for a specific area. To contact us fill out the contact form below and the most suitable person for your enquiry will get back in touch.

Please remember we are a volunteer run network so it may take us a few days to get back in touch!

Our email address is:

Jen Circle

Jen Dewsnap


Pronoun: She/Her
Member Pride:
 Doncaster Pride

Jen took over as Chair of Doncaster Pride in 2016 having been Vice-Chair and Event Development for the previous 9 years she is also one of three founding members of the Doncaster team way back in 2007.

Lee Circle

Lee Bowditch


Pronoun: He/Him
Member Pride:
Salford Pride

Lee has been Chief Executive of Salford Pride since 2011. He was also the founder of Salford Pride.

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Elliott King


Member Pride:

Greg Circle

Greg Stephenson


Pronoun: He/Him
Member Pride:
York Pride

Chair & Event Director of North Yorkshires largest LGBT+ event, York Pride since July 2013. Greg has been involved in organising Pride in York since February 2012.


Deb Circle

Deb Barrows

Membership & Outreach

Pronoun: She/Her
Member Pride: 
Norwich Pride

Deb retired and moved to Norfolk, 3 years ago & got involved with the Pride movement becoming Secretary and Volunteer Co-ordinator for Norfolk Pride.


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Nigel Briers


Pronoun: He/Him
Member Pride:
Weston-super-Mare Pride

Nigel is the founder and director of Weston-super-Mare Pride, his involvement in the pride movement in the UK has rolled over 25 years with a creative vision and passion for inclusion in all communities.

Matt Circle

Matthew Kenworthy Gomes


Pronoun: He/Him
Member Pride:

Matthew has been Chair of Cornwall Pride since 2016 and was involved as a volunteer before that since 2008.

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