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, 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 having been 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 four grandchildren.
Carolyn’s background is in primary and adult education and tuition. She joined the board in 2007, and chairs the Human Resources sub-committee. 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 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, 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 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.
Bryan is one of our more recent Trustees, appointed at the beginning of 2018. He has a background in real estate and business leadership. He also has experience of charity boards, and serves as an elder of the Tron Church in Glasgow - where he and his wife, Kate attend. They have two married daughters, living in Kent and east London respectively, and two granddaughters.
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 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.
Anne is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and has over 25 years’ experience in HR and Workforce Development. Much of her career has been in Education and the Public Sector and she is currently HR Director for a Multi-Academy Trust. Anne and her husband Graham, worship at St Peter’s Church in Farnborough in Hampshire where Graham is also a Church Warden. They have two adult sons, who are both married, and three lively grandchildren. Anne enjoys gardening, walking and reading in her spare time.
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.
Richard Montgomery joined the board in 2018 and worked for more than thirty years in senior positions in the oil industry. He is now a Managing Director of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity and he also chairs a UK grant making charity that gives away £2m annually to support the poor and vulnerable. His wife works for their church, St Stephen’s, in Twickenham where they live and worship, and they have three adult sons who are sometimes around. Richard is a keen cyclist and some would say also spends too much time watching it on television.
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 has worked in social housing since 1975 and joined the LCM board in 2016. 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, 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.