Nigel Nash, MBE
Nigel is a qualified social worker and employed by CAFCASS, the Children & Family Court Advisory Service, as a Service Manager. He advises the Family Courts on the needs and welfare of children and manages a team of social workers who provide this assistance and who work with children and their families across Sussex.
For over 20 years, Nigel has convened the Brighton & Hove Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement group, supporting LGBT+ people in their relationship with their churches and working wth the community and churches to enable greater inclusion. Over the last few years, this has involved meetings with local Bishops, Anglican and Roman Catholic, meetings with other Christian leaders, and being a member of the Brighton Deanery LGBT sub group. He is involved in planning local events such as LGBT meetings and workshops, participation in Brighton Pride, the Service of Welcome to Pride and an annual LGBT Carol Service.
In 2016, Nigel was awarded an MBE in the Queens birthday Honours list, for work with children and for voluntary work with the LGBT Community, homeless people and for work with local charities, such as the bereavement charity, Cruse.