Screen Shot 2015-02-18 at 11.09.48Executive Director
Canon Dr Angus Ritchie

Angus has ministered in East London since 1998, and throughout that time has been an active congregational leader in London Citizens.

He is currently Priest-in-Charge of St George-in-the-East, Shadwell and a Canon of Worcester. He writes and teaches on Christian social action and apologetics. Find his books and reports here.

IMG00208-20130819-2312Director, Cardinal Manning Programme
Fr Sean Connolly


Father Sean is Parish Priest of the Catholic Parish of Manor Park, and has been involved in London Citizens for almost twenty years. He directs the Cardinal Manning Programme, engaging Catholic parishes and schools in community organising, and harnessing its potential for the development of leaders and congregations.

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Tim Thorlby

Tim worked as a manager and public policy consultant for many years, and is an active member of his north London church. He is helping the Centre develop a range of projects and initiatives.

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David Barclay

David has pioneered our work on credit and debt, leading to the creation of the Church Credit Champions Network. He was President of Oxford University Student Union. He also helped us to develop the Buxton Leadership Programme.

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Caitlin Burbridge

Caitlin was one of the first participants on our Buxton Leadership Programme. She now works on our eastendspeaks storytelling project. Caitlin also works for Citizens UK as a community organiser in Hackney.

Sr Josephine Canny OA

Sister Josephine is our Chaplain. She is a member of the English Province of the Oblates of the Assumption and has worked extensively in schools. She was London Citizens’ 2007 Leader of the Year.


Director, Urban Leadership School

The Revd Tim Clapton


Tim leads CTC’s Urban Leadership School with particular responsibility for our summer internship and our developing network of international partnerships. He is also Assistant Priest at St George-in-the-East, Shadwell.

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Tom Daggett


Tom leads our exciting work in community music, following two years as Centre Manager. He served as an intern with the Salvation Army, Stepney, and studied Music at Lincoln College, Oxford. He also works for St Paul’s Cathedral on music outreach.

IMG_20160523_113700[1]Near Neighbours Co-ordinator

Sotez Choudhury


Sotez co-ordinates Near Neighbours, helping deepen relationships between people of different faiths, ethnicities and backgrounds. He is a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. He spent several years as the Citizens UK organizer for Tower Hamlets.

Nick JohnsonFinance Manager

Nick Johnson


Nick is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), working in both New York and London for major accounting firms. He is passionate about the role of churches in supporting social enterprise.

Tom Newbold

CCCN Co-ordinator (London)

Tom Newbold


Tom joined CTC in August 2015 to coordinate the work of the Church Credit Champions Network in the Diocese of London. He previously worked in Bradford for debt-counselling charity Christians Against Poverty.

photo(10)Director, William Seymour Programme 
Selina Stone

Selina directs the William Seymour Programme engaging Pentecostal churches in community organising, and harnessing potential for the development of leaders and congregations. She supervises participants in our Buxton Leadership Programme, teaches on theology, power and organising at St Mellitus College and is a doctoral student at the University of Birmingham.

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Andy Walton

Andy has worked as a writer and broadcaster. He is working across CTC’s range of projects on communications in traditional and new media, as well as the Church Credit Champions Network.

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Marta Corti

Marta will split her time between working with St George-in-the-East and a placement with the Outreach department of the Conservative party. She is a member of the Community of St George. She joins us after graduating from the University of Sussex and SOAS, University of London.

David LawrenceBuxton Leadership Programme 
David Lawrence

David is placed with St Mary’s, Primrose Hill and spends some of his week working on the Keep Sunday Special campaign. He has been an active campaigner during his degree at Oxford, which he recently completed.

Samuel YungBuxton Leadership Programme

Sam Yung


Sam is working with the Conservative Christian Fellowship and Christ Church, Highbury. He comes to us after graduating from the London School of Economics.

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The Revd Adam Atkinson

Adam is Vicar of St Peter’s, Bethnal Green. He previously worked for Holy Trinity, Brompton and CARE. He has played a key role in helping to develop our Jellicoe and Buxton programmes and teaches on community organising.

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The Revd Dr Simon Cuff

Fr Simon has a long association with CTC, being one of our very first Jellicoe interns, during study at Keble College, Oxford. He is now Assistant Curate at Christ the Saviour, Ealing, and a key leader in West London Citizens.

Philip KrinksResearch Associate

The Revd Dr Philip Krinks

Philip is an ethicist, and is working with CTC on alternatives to exploitative payday lending. A former management consultant, he is a Deacon in the Church of England – and currently Assistant Curate at St Mary’s, Battersea.


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