Fragile X Society Staff



As well as our wonderful Families and Professionals Advisors, we have other fantastic employees who are working away behind the scenes!


Petes photo for website.jpg
Pete Richardson

Managing Director

Pete is totally committed to supporting the Fragile X Community. Having a daughter with a complex and profound learning disability (caused by a very rare gene mutation) he has experienced firsthand the myriad of challenges that individuals and families of those with learning disabilities face.

Pete is an experienced Chief Executive/Company secretary with over thirty years of leadership roles within the charity sector, private sector, and NHS. He has an MBA from Leeds University Business School and a degree in Psychology from Keele University.

Kate 261119.jpg
Kate Williams

Administrative and Communications Coordinator

Kate is responsible for general office duties and maintaining our website, our email newsletters, and our database.

Kate has nearly 20 years' experience in university administration and previously worked for several years in the charity sector before joining the Fragile X Society.  She has a degree in modern languages from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.  In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the British countryside in her caravan, and cooking for friends and family.