Dr Paul Martin OBE

14th March 2022

2021 Winner

Lifetime Achiever Award

Dr Paul Martin OBE is Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation – a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities. Founded in 2000 with the merger of Healthy Gay Manchester, (which Paul also founded in the 1990s) and Manchester Lesbian and Gay Switchboard, LGBT Foundation campaigns for a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. Each year, they support over 40,000 people, as well as providing information to over 600,000 individuals online. As a member of the Greater Manchester Mayor’s LGBT Advisory Group, Paul is one of a panel of specialists working to tackle inequalities faced by LGBT people. Paul is also Chair of The National LGB&T Partnership which is a network of English LGB&T service delivery organisations. In 2011, he was made an OBE for his 30+ years of support towards LGBT equality and causes.