Our team

The St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity has a small staff team based at St Martin-in-the-Fields.  We are supported by a committed and able group of over 230 volunteers.

Tim Bissett – Director

Tim is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Charity, working closely with the Trustees.  Before joining St Martin’s Tim was the Chief Executive of the Church Urban Fund.
His interests include following the fortunes of Southampton FC and playing the trumpet. He is also a keen cyclist and runner.

Kirsty Cunningham – Fundraising & Communications Manager

Kirsty joined us from Excellent Development in April 2015.  Kirsty’s role is to look after our many donors and spread our message to inspire people to give and get involved.  She enjoys cycling, running and escaping to green spaces in London.

Joe Peduzzi – Fundraising Coordinator

Joe is our Fundraising Coordinator. He manages our trust programme and supports the delivery of the annual Christmas Appeal. Joe plays drums and guitar and likes finding new places to eat.

Natalie King – Network Development Manager

Natalie manages the Frontline Network and the Vicar’s Relief Fund. In her previous role, she worked with homeless and vulnerably housed clients to help them access support services across London.

Amanda Bennett – Network Partnerships Officer

Amanda manages the relationships we have with the Frontline Network Partners. Her previous roles encompass frontline service provision, Fundraising, Project Management and working for a Charity Trust.  Amanda is happiest with a camera in hand and leading an amphibious lifestyle.

Laura Wirtz – Vicar’s Relief Fund Officer

Laura is developing the Vicar’s Relief Fund and leads on monitoring and evaluating the fund.

Natasha Peter – Vicar’s Relief Fund Administrator

Natasha supports the team with grant assessment and payments. Natasha has volunteered and worked in the charity sector for 17 years and her other interests include film, crochet and photography.

Our Trustees

The St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity has a passionate and dedicated Board of Trustees. Their job is to take the lead in driving the charity’s development by making key strategic decisions and ensuring we’re running as efficiently and effectively as possible. Our Trustees have a range of skills and expertise from a variety of backgrounds.

Jonathan Burdett – Partner at Deloitte LLP (Chair of Trustees)
Revd Dr Sam Wells – Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Helen Simpson – Director of Simpson and Associates
Julian Worricker – Radio and TV Broadcaster and Journalist 
Caroline Wiertz – Reader in Marketing at Cass Business School
Christopher Smith – Former Chief of Staff to Archbishop of Canterbury
Frances Stratton – Barrister at 1 King’s Bench Walk London Barristers
Victoria Hill – CEO Hammersmith United Charities
Debbie Giwa – Employment Finance, Commercial and Business Director, The Reading Agency

Denis Nowlan – Head of Station Management at BBC Radio 3, Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra

Please contact our trustees.