Meet our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team oversees the strategic direction of London City Mission and its members lead various departments within the organisation.

The team is led by Graham Miller, our Chief Executive.

Graham Miller

Chief Executive

Graham joined London City Mission as Chief Executive in October 2013. Prior to that, he had worked as a missionary for Crosslinks in China and led a number of businesses and charities in the UK, Europe and East Asia.

Stay up-to-date with Graham via Twitter @Windy_London.

Nick Allenson

Finance Director

Nick joined London City Mission in 2016 to lead the Finance, Property and IT teams. He brought extensive financial and strategic management experience from working for large commercial organisations. His responsibilities include ensuring that LCM prayerfully stewards its physical and financial resources. Nick seeks to balance investing resources in today’s LCM ministry whilst providing for tomorrow’s.

Efrem Buckle

Training & Mentoring Director

Deputy Chief Executive 

Efrem joined London City Mission in 2014 as a part time Training Manager helping to establish the LCM Pioneer Programme. Now as the Director of Training and Mentoring he seeks to serve LCM in strengthening impact and increasing the reach of our quality training provision.

Christian Fielder

Director of People and Organisation Development

Christian joined London City Mission in 2021 as Director of People and Organisation Development. He has thirty years experience in helping organisations set strategy, implement complex change and develop teams, working across the public, private and charitable sectors. He is passionate about helping LCM live out its values for the Glory of God.

Chesman Isle

Chief of Staff

Chesman joined LCM in January 2015 working in the CEO’s Office with Graham. He is the Chief of Staff and Company Secretary at the Mission. He has served in Christian charities in London since 2007 and before that he worked in banking in the City of London.

Carl Knightly

Director of Church Networks

Carl joined London City Mission as Director of Church Networks in September 2021. Prior to this Carl was the CEO of Faith in Later Life, a national Christian charity focused on older people. This followed a role as the Director of Engagement for a national Christian care home provider, where Carl held a wide-ranging portfolio including marketing, communications, and stakeholder engagement.

shantelle Richardson

Head of Communications

Shantelle joined LCM in 2016 working to grow the organisations awareness and share engaging and compelling content with evangelical Christians and churches. Shantelle has 10 years of communications and marketing experience, and she is passionate about seeing everyday Christians grow their confidence to share the gospel.


Director of Ministries

The Rev Dr Jason Roach is a medical doctor by background and served as a special advisor to the Bishop of London and is a well-known evangelical author and speaker on a range of topics. He joins the LCM team as Director of Ministries after being the founder and pastor of The Bridge Church in Battersea London.


Rachel Wagstaff

Director of Engagement

Rachel seeks to develop and maintain enduring Gospel partnerships with supporters. Prior to working with London City Mission, Rachel has been working for over 20 years to advance a range of non-profit causes, including six years living in rural Kenya.

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