We’re led by a Core Team made up of the following people:


  Ness Wilson              Richard Anniss           Billy Kennedy                Linda Ward                  Judith Anniss                  Paul Weston

is the Pioneer International Leader helping to develop the emerging Pioneer networks across the globe. He is also the Senior Leader of New Community Church in Southampton with his wife, Caroline.

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.

Ness is the Pioneer UK Leader. She leads Open Heaven Church in Loughborough and is also on the Core Team for the Wildfires Festival. 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.

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

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.

Our Core Team is served by a wider Advisory Team, made up of the following people:

Julian Richards
Julian is the leader of New Wine Cymru and leads Cornerstone Church, Swansea, with his wife, Sarah. He is Vice Chair of the Evangelical Alliance UK Council and represents EAUK on the European Evangelical Alliance board.

Sarah Richards
Sarah is a senior leader of Cornerstone Church, Swansea, is a part of the New Wine Cymru leadership team, and is a board member of Willow Creek UK & Ireland.

Philip Emerson
Phil is the pastor and founder of Emmanuel Church in Lurgan, and part of the Tobar Leadership Team.

Roger Ellis
Roger is on the Oversight Team for 24-7 Prayer, serving as their Director of Training. Roger serves on the leadership of Revelation Family Church, Chichester, which he helped to start and build, along with the student ministry ‘Fusion’.

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

     Dave Barclay                               Nick Davies                               Billy Kennedy                       Jo Musgrove
   Chair of Trustees


We also have a Staff Team, consisting of:

             RYAN GALPIN                                      ALEX CAMPBELL                                   ALLAN COX
National Administrator            Operations Manager                Pioneer Pathway