Our Trustees

Here are the trustees who oversee the strategic direction of Spectrum Gaming. Though we also have a truly fantastic team of volunteers who make Spectrum Gaming possible!

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Andy Smith

Director

I am Andy, the founder of Spectrum Gaming.

I am also a keen autistic advocate and of course an avid gamer!

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Claire Harrison

Trustee

I have been working in Greater Manchester as a Primary Teacher since 2008 and I am passionate about supporting children with SEND and improving life experiences for young people.

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Sarah-Jane Snape

Trustee

I am a mum to two sons (one autistic), paediatric dentist and parent carer forum member.

I am too busy for hobbies beyond baking, eating the results, and walking it off.

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Bex Allen

Treasurer

Hi, I'm Bex! Neurodivergent Mum to Autistic son. I sort out the money and admin side of Spectrum Gaming!
I feel so glad to be part of something that truly represents our young people!

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Claire Teague

Secretary

I am an Arts Fundraiser with an autistic son and a neurotypical son.

We all enjoy gaming in my family especially on the Nintendo Switch. Platform games are my nemesis.

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Catia Radu

Trustee

I met Andy in University and bonded over our common goal to make the world a better place. I am a research volunteer and I advocate for mental health, celebrating differences and creating safe spaces for people to thrive.

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Leah Hanlon

Trustee

I am Leah, I am a trustee, and I joined the board so I can use my insight as an autistic adult to help Spectrum Gaming the become the best it can be.

I love Zelda games and tamagotchi!