Meet our National Leadership Team:

Ness Wilson
Linda Ward
Richard Anniss
Paul Weston
Judith Anniss
Graham Blake
Paula Weston

Ness is the Pioneer UK Leader. She leads Open Heaven Church in Loughborough, is on the Core Team for the Wildfires Festival and is on the EA Council. Ness is the Regional Leader for Pioneer Midlands and is our ‘champion’ for women in leadership across the network.

Linda is the Regional Leader for Pioneer London and is also Pioneer’s national Ecumenical Lead, representing Pioneer in a wide range of forums. Linda also leads Bless Community Church in West London.

Richard is the Regional Leader for Pioneer North, with his wife Judith. He also oversees Pioneer’s training and theological development. He leads King’s Church in Greater Manchester with his wife Judith.

Paul is the Regional Leader for Pioneer South, with his wife Paula. He is also our ‘Captain of Adventure’ helping us develop effective evangelism and community transformation across the network. Paul chairs the trust developing the Hope Community School network and serves on the leadership team for Spring Harvest.

Judith is the Regional Leader for Pioneer North, with Richard. She also leads King’s Church in Greater Manchester with her husband Richard.

Graham is the church leader of Hope Church, Diss, Norfolk. A small market town serving this rural community. He is the regional leader of Pioneer East, UK, Director of School of Ministries Africa, and part of the Pioneer International Team. He is married to Michele, they have one son, Jack.

Paula is married to Paul. Together they have led New Generation Church for many years and they also oversee Pioneer South Region. Paula is passionate about the Jesus, the Church and Community Transformation.

We have a Board of Trustees, made up of the following people:

Steve Clifford

Chair of Trustees

Richard White

Jo Musgrove

Greg George

Meet Our Ministry Leads

Lukundo Fagade

Leader of Pioneer RISE
(leaders in 20s & 30s)

Joshua Bloor

Pathway Program Director

Michael Vincent

Co-Leader of Pioneer Youth

Jacob Simpson

Co-Leader of Pioneer Youth

We also have a Staff Team, consisting of:

John Heasley

Operations Manager

Simon Johnson

Operations Assistant

Tunji Martins

Finance Administrator

Elaine Davidson

Safeguarding Advisor