Executive Director
Canon Dr Angus Ritchie

Having worked in East End churches involved in community organising since 1998, Angus now serves at St George-in-the-East. His latest book is Inclusive Populism

img_5130Director, Urban Leadership School
The Revd Richard Springer

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

Development Director
Tim Thorlby

Tim worked as a manager and public policy consultant for many years. He develops projects around enterprise, and is currently also Managing Director of Clean for Good.

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.

img_1599Head of William Seymour Programme 
Shermara Fletcher

Shermara is developing our work engaging Pentecostal churches and leaders in community organising – and is a church-based community organiser at St George-in-the-East,


Head of 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.

Manager, Near Neighbours 
Marzena Cichon-Balcerowicz

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

Co-ordinating Chaplain 
Joy Faulkner-Mpheo

Joy leads CTC’s innovative Chaplaincy team at London Design & Engineering University Technical College in Newham, engaging students and staff through community organising rooted in prayer.

School Chaplain
Mthr Vienna McCarthy

Vienna is Associate Rector of St George-in-the-East, and a member of CTC’s innovative Chaplaincy team at London Design & Engineering University Technical College.

Co-ordinator, Buxton Leadership Programme
Miriam Brittenden

Miriam was a church-based community organiser at St George-in-the-East, and now co-ordinates CTC’s Buxton Leadership Programme.

Tutor, Urban Leadership School
Ana Franca-Ferreira

A community organiser with Citizens UK, Ana co-ordinates the development of a year-round course in Christianity and community organising for lay leaders.

Buxton Leadership Programme Participants 

This year’s participants in CTC’s Buxton Leadership Programme – combining a placement in Westminster with work as a church-based community organiser – are:

Priya Rockley

Alasdair Howorth

Charnelle Barclay

Rhiannon Monk Winstanley

Community Organising Apprentice

This year, Masud Alom joins us as CTC’s first Community Organising Apprentice – piloting an exciting new programme overseen by Joy Faulkner-Mpheo


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