Director - Chris has spent over 20 years in pastoral ministry in the UK, most recently at Aylesbury Baptist Church where he took specific responsibilty for mission and worship. He was one of the founders of RUN (Reaching the Unchurched Network) and served as it's Director until the end of 2009. He is part of the leadership team of Eurochurch, a European-wide leadership network and is also co-author of Church on the Edge. Chris is married to Liz, they have two daughters and live in Buckinghamshire.
Associate Director - Martin served as a second and first chair leader at St James Gerrards Cross over 17 years. He has extensive leadership experience in pastoral care, vocations, small group ministry, and leading a larger church. His passion is to see the local church flourish and grow and especially to support and nurture leaders.
Prior to ordination Martin was the Marketing Director for Gillette UK & Northern Europe. He is married to Sophie and they have three grown up daughters. He lives in South Bucks.
Operations Manager - Gillian’s background is in education and church leadership support and her passion is to enable others to fulfil their calling. Gillian has been involved in educational leadership, coaching, professional development and adult literacy teaching in the UK and New Zealand. She has a PGCE in Adult Teaching and Literacy and a Masters in Educational Leadership. She and her husband Tim belong to Riverside Church in Birmingham.
Director/Trustee - Nick is the founder leader of Riverside Church, Birmingham and a Lay Canon at Birmingham Cathedral. He is highly regarded as a creative communicator and teacher both nationally and internationally and is also the author of a number of books including ‘How to Survive as a Church Leader.’ Nick is married to Lois and they live in Birmingham.
Finance Manager - Prior to a career break to raise her children Petrina worked in administration. She studied book-keeping and accounting during this time and is now the Treasurer of Woodley Concert Band in which she plays the flute and piccolo. She lives in Finchampstead, is married to Richard and has two children.
Trustee - Chris is the Senior Minister of Easthampstead Baptist Church, Bracknell where amongst many other things he leads the ‘Cinema and Curry Cluster’. Prior to training for the ministry he travelled all over the world as a Management Consultant and lived in the USA with his wife Ruth.
Trustee - Jim has worked in the healthcare industry in various roles across the world for over 16 years, most recently as European Managing Director for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. He is one of the leaders of Finchampstead Baptist Church and is passionate about seeing the church make a difference in our society. He is married to Karen and lives in Finchampstead.