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

Angus has worked in East End churches involved in organising since 1998. He is Priest-in-Charge of St George-in-the-East, Shadwell and a Canon of Worcester.

Development Director
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 projects around enterprise.

img_5130Director, Urban Leadership School
The Revd Richard Springer

Richard leads CTC’s Urban Leadership School. He is also Assistant Priest at St George-in-the-East, Shadwell and Dean of Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Ministry for the Stepney Area.


Director, Cardinal Manning Programme 
Fr Sean Connolly

Fr Sean is Priest of the Catholic Parish of Manor Park, and has been involved in London Citizens for twenty years. He engages Catholic parishes and schools in community organising.

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.


Co-ordinator, Buxton Leadership Programme
Dunstan Rodrigues

Dunstan is a church-based community organiser in the Catholic Parish of Manor Park, and co-ordinates CTC’s Buxton Leadership Programme

Near Neighbours Co-ordinator 
Ana Franca-Ferreira 

Ana co-ordinates Near Neighbours, deepening relationships across faiths and backgrounds. She was previously a community organiser with South London Citizens.

img_1599Lay Chaplain & Community Organiser
Shermara Fletcher

Shermara is developing CTC’s innovative Chaplaincy team at London Design & Engineering University Technical College in Newham.

Community Organising Mentor
Sotez Chowdhury

An experienced Community Organiser, and more recently CTC’s Near Neighbours Co-ordinator, Sotez mentors a number of our staff and interns in the craft of organising.

Community Organiser & Coach
Emma Kafero

Emma is working in CTC’s innovative Chaplaincy team at London Design & Engineering University Technical College in Newham.

Young Citizens Community Organiser 
Joy Faulkner

Joy is part of the Young Citizens team working with students at Church of England schools in the Stepney Area. She is a youth and community worker at a church in Islington.

Young Citizens Community Organiser 
Caitlin Burbridge

Caitlin is part of the Young Citizens team working with students at Church of England schools in the Stepney Area. She is a community organiser at Citizens UK.

Buxton Leadership Programme
Miriam Brittenden

Miriam is part of the Lay Community at St George-in-the-East, organising for affordable housing in Shadwell, and works in the Parliamentary Office of the Bishop of Durham.

Buxton Leadership Programme
Alec James

Alec is organising for affordable housing in the Catholic Parish of Manor Park, and has a Parliamentary placement with the Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP.

Buxton Leadership Programme
Frankie Webster

Frankie is part of the Lay Community at St George-in-the-East, organising with low-paid workers, and works in the Parliamentary Office of the Bishop of Winchester.

photo(2)Senior Tutor
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 internship programmes and teaches on community organising.



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