Allan Trinder is a founder member and Director of gfm since 2008 helping to launch it as a full time community station in 2009 and been involved with the GFM story ever since including the move to the Red Brick Building and the building of the new studios. His previous experience as a radio presenter was with local hospital radio and other community and commercial radio stations. Allan’s background is in teaching plus fifteen years in the voluntary and community sector where he managed a Carers Support organisation gaining experience in service delivery, funding, managing staff, volunteers and a Board of Trustees. Allan has been responsible for the volunteer outreach, training and governance of the station and has also built relationships with local training and education providers. He is also responsible for the commercial revenue and advertising which has been brought into the station.