Wilberforce Lecture Trust Trustees
- Colin Inglis
Colin is a Founding Trustee and has chaired the Trust since its creation.
A native of Hull he is a former and first openly gay Leader of Hull City Council. He remains active in local politics and maintains a keen interest in issues of equality and social justice, human rights and democracy.
- Richard Frith
- Bishop of hull
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- Pat Doyle
- Freetown society
Patrick is a founding Trustee and former Leader of Hull City Council for twenty years. Now retired from active politics he Chairs Hull’s Freetown Society having initiated Hull’s twinning with Freetown in Sierra Leone in the 1980’s. He maintains a variety of other charitable interests largely connected with his active membership of the Catholic church.
- Andy Dorton
Andy is the C.of E. Social Responsibility Officer in Hull / East Riding. He came to Hull as a student and spends as little time elsewhere as possible. He lives on Hull’s outer-most outer estate with his wife and two teenage children.
- Dave Richardson
David Richardson is Professor of Economic History at the University of Hull, and co-founder and Director of WISE. He has researched and published extensively for over thirty years on the history of transatlantic slavery. He has held visiting fellowships at Harvard and Yale universities. He is currently working with colleagues at Emory University in Atlanta on the creation of an on-line database relating to some 35000 slaving voyages, as well as an Atlas of Transatlantic Slavery to be published by Yale University Press.
- Martin Foreman
- Amnesty International (Hull Branch)
Martin came to Hull in 1976, and has since lived here working as an archaeologist and museum curator. He joined Amnesty International in 1979, and has been an active member of the Hull Amnesty Group from 1986.