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Reform - About - Council Members
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Council Members

The council members are responsible for the management of the work of Reform under the oversight of the Reform Trustees. The Reform council meets at least three times a year. 

  • Rich Alldritt

    Rev'd Rich Alldritt

    Rich is the students' curate at St Andrew the Great, Cambridge

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    Mrs Lorna Ashworth

    Lorna Ashworth is a member of General Synod. She lives in Crowborough where her husband, Mark, is a curate at All Saints Church.

  • Rev'd Simon Austen

    Rev'd Simon Austen

    Simon Austen is vicar of St Leonard's, Exeter.

  • David Banting

    Rev'd David Banting

    David Banting is vicar of St Peter's Harold Wood.

  • Wallace Benn

    Rt Rev'd Wallace Benn

    Wallace Benn spent 25 years in parish ministry before becoming Suffragan Bishop of Lewes in 1997. He retired as the bishop in 2012. He is a well-known speaker and writer. He is particularly keen to see the Word of God upheld in every aspect. He is an enthusiastic rugby watcher and supporter and also enjoys motor racing.

  • Mark Burkill

    Rev'd Mark Burkill

    Mark Burkill is vicar of Christ Church Leyton. He is chairman of the Reform Council.

  • Andy Byfield

    Rev'd Andy Byfield

    Andy Byfield is the Vicar of Moulton Parish Church. Before that he was Curate at Emmanuel Church, Wimbledon.

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    Rev'd Richard Coekin

    Richard Coekin is Senior Pastor at Dundonald Church Wimbledon and Director of Co-Mission, a church planting network across London

  • Tim Davies

    Rev'd Tim Davies

    Tim Davies was born and brought up in East Africa and is an engineer by training. Having worked in industry and business, primarily marketing in the motor industry, he was ordained as a Church of England clergyman in 1993. Since then he has worked for churches in rural Oxfordshire and Fulwood, Sheffield. He is now at Christ Church Central in Sheffield. He and his wife Tanya are associates of the anglican mission agency Crosslinks and they have four children.

  • Dick Farr

    Rev'd Dick Farr

    Dick Farr is the associate minister at St John's Tunbridge Wells.

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    Rev'd Lee Gatiss

    Lee Gatiss is the Director of Church Society.

  • David Holloway

    Rev'd David Holloway

    David Holloway is vicar of Jesmond Parish Church, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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    Mrs Susie Leafe

    Susie Leafe is Reform's Director. She is married to Dan and they live in Fowey in Cornwall. She has been a teacher, worked for Truro diocese, and has been the women's ministry co-ordinator at Fowey parish church. She is on General Synod and organises the Proper Provision campaign.

  • Jonathan Lockwood

    Mr Jonathan Lockwood

    Johnny Lockwood is administrator for Reform (but not on the council). He is a member of Christ Church Fulwood in Sheffield. He is involved in youth ministry and short term mission in Ukraine. 

  • Angus MacLeay

    Rev'd Angus MacLeay

    Angus MacLeay (Chairman of Trustees) is married to Sue with two children, Rachel and Jamie. Before ordination he worked as a solicitor in London for a few years. Since ordination he has served a curacy in Manchester at Holy Trinity Platt before 9 years as a vicar on the outskirts of Carlisle.  Currently rector of St. Nicholas, Sevenoaks and on General Synod.

  • Paul Perkin

    Rev'd Paul Perkin

    Paul Perkin is vicar of St Mark’s Battersea Rise.

  • David Phillips

    Rev'd David Phillips

    David Phillips is the vicar of St James' Church Chorley.

  • Vaughan Roberts

    Rev'd Vaughan Roberts

    Vaughan Roberts is the rector of St. Ebbe's Church in Oxford.  He is also on the Executive Committee of 9:38, an initiative which encourages people to consider the possibility of gospel ministry and promotes ministry training apprenticeships. He writes books,which include Turning Points and God's Big Picture, and in his spare time he plays cricket, tennis and golf.

  • Carrie Sandom

    Rev'd Carrie Sandom

    Carrie Sandom is associate minister for women and pastoral ministry at St John's, Tunbridge Wells.

  • Rev'd Mike Smith

    Rev'd Mike Smith

    Mike Smith is Vicar of Hartford (Chester Diocese).  He is married to Sarah and they have four young children, Mary, Anna, Leah and Noah.

  • William Taylor

    Rev'd William Taylor

    William Taylor is the rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate.

  • Rod Thomas

    Rt Rev'd Rod Thomas

    Rod Thomas is the Bishop of Maidstone. 

  • Paul Williams

    Rev'd Paul Williams

    Paul Williams is the vicar of Christ Church Fulwood in Sheffield. He is married to Caroline and they have three children of secondary school age

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