Pip Gardner

chief executive, The Kite Trust

Pip’s career to date spans a variety of leadership, communications, research and evaluation roles in the charity, education and arts sectors. Pip is chief executive at The Kite Trust who provide services for LGBT+ youth in the East of England. Prior to that they were communications manager at Woodcraft Folk, monitoring and evaluation manager at Hull UK City of Culture 2017, and has completed a PhD in Cultural Geography from the University of Sheffield. Pip has previously held trustee roles with Girlguiding, Girlguiding Anglia, and Purple House Women’s Centre.