Who's who on our board

The Board of Trustees governs London City Mission and establishes the overall strategy and policy. They advise and support Chief Executive Graham Miller in implementing the vision, determine matters of principle, and deal with budgeting and other financial matters.

Mark Harding

Mark, our Chair and longest-standing board member has been with us since 1991. He has wide experience chairing numerous trade associations and committees, as well as being a practising solicitor and General Counsel for two banks. He lives in Ide Hill, Kent, and attends St Nicholas Anglican Church in Sevenoaks, with his wife Susan. They have two daughters, one son and one granddaughter.

Carolyn Ash

Carolyn’s background is in primary and adult education and tuition. She joined the board in 2007. Apart from that, she helps lead conferences for pastors’ wives. Though Swansea City FC supporters, she and her husband Christopher live in Cambridge and attend an Anglican church, St Andrew the Great. Her biggest task, apart from looking after her three grandchildren, is looking after Christopher.

Richard Bulmer

Richard joined the board in 2015, and is currently employed as an actuary.

He’s married to Kay, and they live in Ashtead, Surrey, where they attend Chessington Evangelical Church.

They have one grown-up son.

Andrew Burkinshaw

Andrew, with us since 2015, is the Assistant Head of his local Church of England primary school, and has a background of ten years working in politics.

He lives in New Malden, and attends New Malden Baptist Church with his wife, Ruth. Their two children keep them busy and entertained!

Mosun Dorgu

Mosun joined the board in 2008. She is a qualified medical doctor. She works as a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the NHS.

She is married to Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, The Anglican Bishop of Woolwich, Diocese of Southwark in south London. She is actively involved in missions and supporting her husband in his role in the Woolwich Episcopal Area. She is also involved in children and youth ministry, and mentors young adults. She and her husband have a son and daughter-in-law.

Roger Evans

Roger has been a trustee since 2013. He is chair of the LCM Property Sub-Committee and a member of the Finance Sub-Committee. Now semi-retired, he was a Chief Executive in the NHS for 13 years and held senior positions in the Dept of Health. His work is now mainly with health-related charities. Roger is a member of Emmanuel Church, Wimbledon. He has a grown-up son and daughter, and six young grandsons.

Richard Godden

Richard joined the board in 1998 and acts as Chair of the Finance Subcommittee. As a corporate London lawyer, he brings much legal wisdom to the table.

He attends St John’s Blackheath, an Anglican church near where he and Joanna, his wife, live.

They have three grown-up children.

Ewen McAlpine

Ewen is another recent addition to our board, and joins us from an executive search background. Ewen chairs our Human Resources Subcommittee. He’s married to Jemimah, and has his hands full with two young children. Together they attend a church plant, Anglican Mission Order, on the Isle of Dogs, and regularly visit Café Forever and Husk Coffee, two of London City Mission's cafes. Ewen also plays football with local dads through an LCM outreach project.

Graham Miller

Graham, our Chief Executive, joined the Mission in 2014 after close to a decade in China as a missionary. His background is as Finance Manager for two large corporations and as an International Student Worker for Dundonald. He attends St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Chelsea with his wife Alison and their two young children.

Ian Nash

Ian, trustee since 1992, has a background as a Company Secretary. He's served on many boards and committees as Chair and Deputy Chair, and is co-leader of the Grace Church plant. He’s also Church Warden of St Nicholas, Sevenoaks, and has led small groups for many years. He attends St Nicholas with his wife, Hilary.

Nigel Parrington

Our most recent addition to the board, Nigel Parrington, has worked in social housing since 1975. Shaped by his father’s example as an LCM missionary through the slum clearance era of the 1960s, he’s now the Chief Executive of the Salvation Army Housing Association, which provides for over 5000 rough sleepers and young homeless people each year.

As well as being a deacon in Bessels Green Baptist Church, he is married to Denise and has a son, two daughters, a granddaughter, two dogs and a motorbike!

Marcia Shields

Marcia, a family lawyer who specialises in representing children in care, joined the board in 2015. For the past nine years she has volunteered as chaplain at Holloway Prison, and has many years of experience working with Teen Challenge amongst those struggling with drug and alcohol addictions. She lives in east London and attends Shoreline Calvary North London. She has two grown-up children, a son and daughter.

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