Here is a list of our Trustees, together with their responsibilities. We are pleased to answer any questions you may have about their role and tasks.
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Tecwyn has been a trustee since 1983 and was appointed Chairman in 2014, following the retirement of Michael Owen. He is now retired after 38 years working as a Chartered Surveyor for Central Government. In 1985 he became the editor of the Glad Tidings magazine and has an active interest in all aspects of preaching at home and abroad.
John is a retired Chartered Biologist and Chartered Water & Environmental Manager, having worked in education, in research and in management in the water industry, nature conservation and environmental consultancy. He and his wife Angela are members of Peterborough ecclesia, have a daughter (Elizabeth) and a son (Andrew) and two granddaughters. John joined the CMPA Board in 2005 and became Secretary in 2006.
John’s interests include classical music, gardening and also Biblical archaeology in pursuit of which he has travelled extensively in eastern Europe and the Middle East. He has had chronic bibliophilia since boyhood, for which there appears to be no treatment!
Deputy Chairman / Strategy, Finance & Risk
As a Chartered Accountant Michael has many years of experience supporting small and mid-sized businesses in the UK and overseas. As a previous chairman of the Myasthenia Gravis Association, a charity supporting those suffering with this disease, Michael has both a detailed working knowledge and broader experience of the charitable sector. He is married to Naomi and they both belong to the Redditch ecclesia.
Paul joined CMPA in 2014 as a trustee and he and his wife Jan have been in Coventry (West) all their married life. They have two married grownup children in the UK (Watford & Shirley) and one grandchild. Paul is also CBM linkman for the Netherlands.
His professional life has been in many aspects of a global engineering and manufacturing business. This has brought experience through all economic cycles, and given hands-on understanding about how the various disciplines from Strategy through to operational delivery need to integrate effectively to deliver benefit.
Marketing & Publishing
A publisher by profession, Martyn joined the CMPA in 2008. He is passionate about showing the relevance of the Bible to modern living, and in this regard is keen to develop the CMPA's engagement with multimedia and other publishing innovations. Recently, he designed the CMPA survey that investigated reader behaviour and preferences.
Martyn has carried out missionary work on three continents. He and his wife Deb live near Leeds, and have two young sons.
David is married with 4 children and 12 grandchildren and has been a trustee since 2000.
His professional background is in maintenance engineering in the Power Generation and Oil Refining industries, and he has extensive experience in missionary work overseas. Currently he is the CBM Linkman for Zambia, Central Africa.
Andrew joined the CMPA in 2014.
In his professional life he specialises in finance and human resources. He is a member of Watford ecclesia, and is married with three grown-up children.
Chairman, Consultative Group / Strategy, Finance & Risk
Stephen joined the CMPA as a trustee in 2007. His professional background is in corporate strategy, business development, marketing, digital, customer insights and finance and he currently works in London. Prior to this, he was in academia and spent his time researching, publishing and teaching mathematics at university.
Stephen and his wife Lindsey moved to Birmingham (Hall Green) ecclesia in 2010. They have three children.