Our Trustees

Richard Light - Current Chair of Trustees, Richard has a background in cultural heritage information systems (primarily museums), markup languages and Linked Data. He is based in West Sussex, UK.

Graham Hart - Co-Founder and Trustee of Free UK Genealogy - Graham provides consultancy on Genealogy issues. Graham has been in IT for 35 years and a genealogist for the same amount of time. He is based in Bucks, UK.

Ben Laurie - Co-Founder and Trustee of Free UK Genealogy - Ben acts as technical consultant for the operational system. Ben is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, author of Apache: The Definitive Guide, and on the security team at Google. He is based in London and Wales, UK.

Dave Mayall - Co-Founder and Trustee of Free UK Genealogy - Dave provides database support expertise. He is based in Manchester, UK.

Giorgio Abraini - Giorgio has a background in finance and economics and provides financial advice. He is a portfolio manager at Orion Wealth LLP. He is based in London, UK

Andrew Turvey -  Andrew has a background in accounting and risk management and has been a keen family historian for over 30 years. He is passionate about Open Data, being a founding trustee of Wikimedia UK, the charity that promotes and supports the Wikipedia family of websites within the UK. He is based in Hertfordshire.

Alexandra Eveleigh - Alexandra is a professional archivist by background and currently Collections Information Manager at Wellcome Collection in London, UK where her role complements her research interests in public participation in library, archive and museum contexts.


Pat Reynolds - Pat is the Executive Director of Free UK Genealogy and is based in Scarborough, UK

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