Our Dedicated Team | UK & Overseas | Mission Direct

Our Dedicated Team

We have a small UK staff team, dedicated to the running and operation of Mission Direct, as well as a superb team of overseas volunteers – many long-serving – who serve God through their selfless commitment to our partners and volunteers on mission.

UK Staff

Wil Horwood

Chief Executive

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Wil Horwood

Chief Executive

Andrew Rodell

Finance Manager

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Andrew Rodell

Finance Manager

Jackie Johnston

Volunteer Manager

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Jackie Johnston

Volunteer Manager

Louise Archer

Louise Archer

Senior Administrator

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Louise Archer

Louise Archer

Senior Administrator

Simone Olagoke

Regional Manager

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Simone Olagoke

Regional Manager

Overseas Staff

Ian Brown Country Manager Dominican Republic

Ian Brown

Dominican Republic Country Manager

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Ian Brown Country Manager Dominican Republic

Ian Brown

Dominican Republic Country Manager

Steph Parker

Zambia Footprints

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Steph Parker

Zambia Footprints

Penny Elvin

Cambodia Country Manager

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Penny Elvin

Cambodia Country Manager

Dr. Anthony Clarke

Cambodia Medical Team Facilitator

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Dr. Anthony Clarke

Cambodia Medical Team Facilitator

Geoff Spiller

Zambia Country Manager

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Geoff Spiller

Zambia Country Manager

Rachel Horner

Kenya Country Manager

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Rachel Horner

Kenya Country Manager

Richard Bacon

Kumi, Uganda Country Manager

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Richard Bacon

Kumi, Uganda Country Manager

Jan Bacon

Kumi, Uganda Country Manager

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Jan Bacon

Kumi, Uganda Country Manager

Jo Maybury

Malawi Country Manager

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Jo Maybury

Malawi Country Manager

Simon Morgan

Rukungiri, Uganda Country Manager

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Simon Morgan

Rukungiri, Uganda Country Manager

Trustees

Paul Holbrook

Chair of Trustees

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Paul Holbrook

Chair of Trustees

Paul is a visionary Chief Executive with a successful track record in developing and transforming businesses and brands. He currently leads a significant business in the medical devices industry.

Paul lives in Glasgow and is married to Fiona with 2 children. In addition to his Christian activities, Paul enjoys playing the guitar and a variety of sports.

Chris Knight

Trustee

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Chris Knight

Trustee

Andy Smart Trustee

Andy Smart

Trustee

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Andy Smart Trustee

Andy Smart

Trustee

Govinda French

Trustee

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Govinda French

Trustee

Steph Parker

Trustee

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Steph Parker

Trustee

Patron

Rt Revd Dr Alan Smith

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Rt Revd Dr Alan Smith

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Dr Alan Smith has been the Lord Bishop of St Albans since 2009. He became a Patron of Mission Direct in 2012. Like Mission Direct he is passionate about issues of global development, poverty and social justice.

He enjoys skiing, travelling, gardening and both playing and listening to music.

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