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Jacob operates as general assistant to Daniel with media projects and the team ‘barista, meeting the refreshment needs. In addition, Jacob manages the social media function of the ministry with special responsibility for website liaison with various entities. He is a keen photographer using actual film, musician, Francophile and the team’s only eligible bachelor.
Daniel has been part of the Charis team since 2007 and is the Head of Communications and the longsuffering I.T./design/ typesetting/advisor/media specialist and solver of computer operation issues, his very stare is said to cause errant equipment to function properly. He is a musician, photographer, Arsenal supporter and occasional golfer. Daniel is married to Sarah and they have four children.
Cheryl is Hugh’s tireless and resourceful P.A. managing his diary, extensive local and international correspondence and itinerary. She ensures that the office remains clean and clutter-free. Cheryl is married to Dave and they have a son. Cheryl is our resident chocolate connoisseur.
Trevor is an Executive Director of Charis and co-founder, functioning as consultant in the areas of education, interfaith issues and ecumenicalism. Trevor critiques Hugh’s prodigious production of papers on issues concerning theology, social and political interaction. He is a proud member of the Harley-Davidson family. Trevor is a linguist, specialist in inter-faith relations and an accomplished communicator and leader. Trevor is married to Tamzin and they have two sons.
Paul functions as Communications Co-ordinator and is the newest member of the team. He is married to Heather. Paul calls himself an “amateur guitarist” gamely pursuing Grade 8 before turning forty. He enjoys racquet sports, exercise and healthy eating. Both Paul and Heather are passionate about local church planting and development.
Adrian is the Academic Co-ordinator overseeing the M.Div. programme while working with Hugh on academic papers the development of the School of Biblical Studies curricula and other projects. A biker and keen Liverpool fan, Adrian is married to (read ‘managed by’) Lyn. They have two daughters, a grandson with another one on the way.
Dorothy (not photographed) volunteers as the Charis bookkeeper and has an eagle eye for detail and the goal of consistent excellence. She is married to Geoff and they have two sons and three grandchildren. Dorothy is a keen videographer in her spare time.