Gordon is the CEO of the Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RiDC), responsible for running the organisation and leading the call for inclusive research when designing products and services.
Before that, Gordon was CEO of Community Southwark for seven years (a membership and infrastructure organisation). During that time, he led and developed an organisation dedicated to animating, supporting, and championing voluntary and community organisations to give communities the skills to fulfil their potential. Prior to that, he was deputy director of the Institute of Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) and head of research for the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA).
Gordon has held a number of public appointments with the Northern Ireland Statistics Research Agency as well as a number of charity trustee roles. He is currently the chair of the 999 Club, a homelessness charity in South London.