Meet the Board

RDA is led by a strong team of Trustees, who each have responsibility for different areas of RDA life:

  • Sam Orde, Chairman (Twitter: @SamOrde_rda)
  • Jess Cook, Participants
  • Sally Godley-Maynard, Strategy
  • Neil Goldie-Scot, Honorary Treasurer
  • Julianne Jessup, Communication
  • Julie Jordan, Operations
  • Patrick Riley, Legal and Special Projects
  • Sheila Saner, Deputy Chairman with special responsibility for the Regions
  • Jacqui Scott, Fundraising
  • Judi Singer, Volunteer Management
  • Emma Wells, Participants
  • Lynda Whittaker, Scotland

Our Chief Executive

Supported by a core staff at our head office in Warwickshire, our Chief Executive, Ed Bracher is responsible for the day to day running of the Charity. Ed has been Chief Executive at RDA since 2004. For any questions about the running of RDA, please email Ed directly at:

Page Last Updated: July 25, 2017