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Bernard Greaves

Patron: Bernard Greaves

Bernard has been a long-term campaigner within the Liberal Democrats and it's predecessor, the Liberal Party.

Baroness Barker

Co-President: Baroness Liz Barker

Liz Barker, born in 1961, was created a Life Peer in 1999. She attended Dalziel High School in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and after going to Broadway School in Oldham went on to Southampton University. She joined the Liberal Party in 1979, when she also became a member of the Union of Liberal Students, which she chaired from 1982 to 1983.

Liz is a Trustee to the Andy Lawson Memorial Fund, and her other special interests include health, social services, charities and social enterprise.

Liz came out during the Second Reading of the Equal Marriage Bill in June 2013 and has gone on to support a wide range of LGBT charities.

Lord Paddick

Co-President: Lord Brian Paddick

Brian was a police officer for over 30 years rising to the most senior levels of the Metropolitan Police at Scotland Yard. He was widely praised for his role as police spokesman following the terrorist attacks on London in 2005. Brian was also the most senior openly gay police officer in the UK.

Brian later stood as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London in 2008 and in 2012.

Brian was appointed to the House of Lords in September 2013.

Adrian Hyryllainen-Trett Vice-President: Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett

Originally from Norwich, in Norfolk, Adrian moved to London in 2001 and joined Lib Dems in 2006. As Former Chair from 2010-2013, he married his husband, Juha on the first anniversary of the Same-Sex Marriage Act, and also in 2015, became the 1st ever Openly HIV+ parliamentary candidate to stand at a UK General Election.