Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is elected from members of the Association (equivalent to shareholders in a company). The Board’s responsibilities include:

  • The overall strategic direction of the charity;
  • Making sure that IofC-UK’s affairs are well managed and proper records are kept;
  • Governance;
  • Safeguarding the good name of the charity;
  • To ensure that all legal requirements are complied with, including the need to work for the public benefit and file reports with the Charity Commission and Companies House;
  • To ensure that the work and outreach of IofC are in accordance with the Objects of the charity as outlined in the Articles of Association (in effect, the company’s constitution).

The current Trustees are:

  • Dr Philip Boobbyer (Chair)
  • Mr Charles Aquilina
  • Mme Nathalie Chavanne
  • Mrs Margaret Cosens
  • Mrs Claire Leggat
  • The Rev Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy
  • Mr Edward Peters
  • Dr Nirmala Pillay
  • Mr Gordon Robinson

Jacqui Begley is the Company Secretary.

The Board normally meets four times a year in February, May, September and November with the AGM in June. If you wish to contact the Board, please email the Secretary.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee carries out the day-to-day management of the charity within guidelines laid down by the Trustees.

The members of the team are:

National Director Paul Gutteridge
Chief Accountant Abrahaley Mebrahtu
Head of Communications and Marketing Davina Patel
Knowledge Manager Aleksandra Shymina
Partnerships Manager Dr Jacqui Daukes 
Company Secretary Jacqui Begley
Head of Pastoral Care and Assistant to the Chair of Trustees Kenneth Noble
Head of Personnel Barbara Down
Training and Accompaniment Officer and Property Development Advisor Denny Braggins
Director of New Leadership and Accompaniment Krish Raval
Communities Network Manager Amina Khalid