We're on a mission to help members of the LGBTQIA+ community lead better, more fulfilled and thriving lives.

Our Team

Jaron Soh


Co-founder & CEO

Jaron has 10+ years of experience in building digital products and tech, with a passion for leveraging design and technology to make a positive impact.

His struggles growing up gay fuel his dedication to building Voda, an affordable and accessible mental health platform for the LGBTQIA+ community.

Jaron holds a First Class degree from the London School of Economics and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Through Voda, Jaron is dedicated to helping LGBTQIA+ individuals heal, process trauma and step towards a more fulflling life.

Kris Jack, PhD


Co-founder & CTO

Kris leads technology and engineering with a focus on improving LGBTQIA+ mental health through innovative technology.

He is also a proud parent with his husband, and their two children make up a happy rainbow family.

Kris is deeply passionate about leveraging technology to improve mental health outcomes for the community.

He holds a PhD in Computer Science and has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications in tech. His areas of expertise include Recommender Systems, Information Extraction, and Natural Language Processing.

Chris Sheridan


Expert Advisor,
Lead Psychotherapist

MBACP (Accred)

Chris is a psychotherapist specialising in Gender, Sexual and Relationship Diversity (GSRD).

As a non-binary trans individual, they have a unique perspective and 10+ years of experience working with the community and the NHS.

Chris is at the forefront of advancing queering mental healthcare practices globally, challenging traditional approaches and advocating for a more intersectional perspective.

Kimberly Tomlinson


Member of Psychotherapy Board

MBACP (Registered)

Kimberly is a psychotherapist with a person-centred and humanistic approach.

She also works with the African and Caribbean Mental Health Services, a charity based in Manchester. She focuses on depression, anxiety, minority stress, LGBTQ+ issues, and more.

Dr. Anthony Furlong


Member of Psychotherapy Board

Psychotherapist, PhD, BACP

Tony is an integrative therapist originally from Yorkshire.

He works a variety of ways and across different areas such as anxiety, depression, attachment styles, sexual health, addiction, body image and relationships.

Anthony Davis


Member of Counselling Board

Counsellor, MBACP

Anthony is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist, and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

His approach is integrative which allows him to draw from various therapeutic modalities, and he specialises in working with LGBTQIA+ clients and BAME clients who have experienced racial or ethnic discrimination.

Salvo La Rosa


Member of Psychotherapy Board

Psychotherapist, MBACP

Salvo is a qualified integrative psychotherapist and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist.

He specialises in integrative therapy, meaning he is trained in different approaches that work to strengthen your innate qualities through the use of creativity, images and dreams.

M Fok


Member of Counselling Board

Counsellor, MA, BACP

M is a non-binary psychotherapist specialised in LGBTQIA-focused life and gender-transitioning counselling.

They have worked with clients who struggled with emotional difficulties, trauma, depression, anxiety, panic, over-worrying, and stress, whom struggles are often caused by their unique identity or background in the society.

They identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ and BAME+ community.

Advisory Board

Bex Wade


Advisory Board Member

Bex is a trans non-binary photographer based in London, focusing on protests and Prides, expression of otherness and outrage.

Bex's work has consistently sought to make explicit the otherwise underrepresented stories of queer alienation, and have been featured in the likes of VICE and British Vogue.

Bex ultimately seeks to go beyond Pride solely as an antithesis to shame. They work within the realm of queer futurities informed by protest and the discourse it generates.

Geffrye Parsons


Advisory Board Member

Geffyre is the Founder and CEO of The Inclusion Imperative, a best-practice Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) consultancy which helps organisations harness the power of inclusion as a key strategy for wellbeing, organisational learning and superior business outcomes.

Geffrye is a driver of positive change in the DEIB space, with having been honoured with accolades such as the LGBT+ Inspirational Leader in the British LGBT Awards (2019), Pride Power List (2022), as well as being honoured in The Guardian, PinkNews Awards and Financial Times.

Kanndiss Riley


Advisory Board Member

Kanndiss is an intersectional activist, with over 8 years of experience in humanitarian work, where Ze has run projects and mentored young people through charity partnerships.

In addition, Ze is a public speaker & educator on accessibility, community campaigning, and anti-discrimination training.

In addition to zir activism, Ze is also the Founder of NBE, a community interest supporting those caring and living with chronic illness and an IT Systems & Digital Creative Consultant.

Saba Ali


Advisory Board Member

Saba champions the mental health and well-being of young people as a trustee for Galop, the UK’s LGBT+ anti-abuse charity.

Saba is a member of the Crown Prosecution Service London panels for hate crime and violence against women and girls. She also sits on the Metropolitan Police Service Trans and Non-Binary Forum, the LGBT+ independent advisory panel and is involved with community engagement.

She is also a Diana Award Mentor supporting disadvantaged young people aged 11 to 18.

Sean Saifa Wall


Advisory Board Member

Saifa is a Black queer intersex activist and rising scholar.

As a Marie Skłowdoska-Curie Fellow at the University of Huddersfield in England, examining the erasure of intersex people from social policy in Ireland and England.

As co-founder of the Intersex Justice Project, a grassroots initiative by intersex people of colour, Saifa is also determined to end harmful and invasive genital surgery on intersex children and advocate for affirming healthcare for all people with intersex variations.

He is also a trained somatic awareness practitioner and loving dad to his dog, Justice.

Our Team

We are a team of passionate individuals who believe in improving the mental health and wellbeing of the LGBTQIA+ communities.