We are pleased to announce that two new trustees have agreed to join the Autistica Board.

Stephen Boyle is a partner at Hakluyt, where he provides strategic advice to investors and corporate decision-makers on the opportunities and risks facing their businesses. He was previously a consultant with L.E.K. Consulting and PwC, and the head of strategy for a major international gas supplier. Stephen lives in Surrey with his wife and two children.

Katie Hudson has held senior executive positions at large global organisations throughout her 20 year career, working across information technology, financial services, legal services, insurance, international trade,oil and gas, and with governments.

She is passionate about improving understanding, awareness, advocacy, and access to community services focused on neurodiversity and mental health, as well as health and wellbeing for groups impacted by disability, LGBTQ+, and long term illness. She is Treasurer of ADHD Aware, a volunteer-led community group providing support groups and services to adults impacted by ADHD in Brighton & Hove. She has also served as Secretary of Disability Pride Brighton.

Katie cares deeply about representing the
lived experiences of neurodiverse adults. She was diagnosed with autism in 2016 and then with ADHD in 2019 and began getting involved in volunteer-led community organisations and projects as a way to better understand her conditions and to help others.