Prior to this role Amy has worked with youth and in communications and most recently was editor of an online magazine. She is also part of the leadership at her church. Amy is really keen to see Home for Good expand and develop in her local area.
Malini began her working life as a primary school teacher, and has led children’s ministry for over 20 years. She has had the privilege of adopting three children and is excited to see adoption and fostering be put on the Church’s agenda.
James and his wife are foster carers. James gets excited about the potential of the church community to care for vulnerable children. Previously he has worked for a charity helping young people into employment, a central London church and the UN Refugee Agency.
Hannah graduated in International Development. She worked with vulnerable children for 10 weeks in South Africa and spent four months as an intern at STOP THE TRAFFIK. Her family’s journey with fostering – and now adoption – began with Home for Good.
For ten years Rupert supported Further Education colleges around issues like youth unemployment and special educational needs. He has also worked as a youth leader in church and has a Master's in Theology, Politics and Faith-based Organisations.
Alice is a Modern Languages graduate, who has worked for a charity which works with young people affected by sexual exploitation. Her family are registered foster carers and she is passionate about lives being transformed and restored.
Phil is passionate about seeing the church inspired and resourced to live out the gospel and make a difference in society. He is chair of trustees of a little bit of HOPE, a charity that works in rural Uganda, and has been involved in Home for Good since the beginning.
Simone comes from an alternative education background and loves seeing hope brought to the lives of children and young people. She is passionate about the transformation that adoption and fostering bring to all involved and has seen this first hand in her own family.
Krish is passionate about helping the Church relate relevantly and faithfully to contemporary culture and about global, multi-cultural and church-based mission. He is president of London School of Theology, and is a husband, father, adopted dad and foster carer.
Jo has worked as a social worker primarily within the looked after children service, fostering and adoption. She is passionate about seeing children and young people reach their full potential. Jo is passionate to reduce the number of children waiting for a family.
Kirsty’s previous work has varied from prisons and churches to floristry. She loves seeing churches meet the needs of their communities. Kirsty is a trustee Restorative Practice UK and for An African Dream, which works with orphans, widows and pastors in rural Uganda.
Joe has a passion to see the local church bring transformation to communities. He previously worked with care leavers through Social Services. He is on the leadership team of Open Heaven Church in Loughborough, leading its 18-30s expression with his wife Stacey.
James joined the team after 25 years in the automotive industry. He has two wonderful adopted daughters, and he is passionate that men are supported. He is on the leadership team of his church and been involved in youth work for more years than he cares to remember!
Kathryn has worked with children and young people in various ministry roles for the past 10 years. She is passionate about sharing the hope, love, generosity and grace of God with young people and excited to work with other Christians who are doing this.
Mark lives with his wife and son in Central London, where they're actively involved in their local church. He's previously worked in all different kinds of youth and community work. He's excited to see the church respond to the gospel by caring for the most vulnerable in society.
Jennifer manages the Regional Development Managers, and works with champions and churches across the North West. She has a passion to see lives transformed in loving forever families, and loves to see church families play their part in demonstrating God's love.
Alan is a children's champion, foster carer and adoption advocate. He longs to see children thrive in families and as part of the family of God, pursuing that through the Global Children’s Forum, Children Matter! and Scripture Union England & Wales. He is a husband and a father of four, the youngest of whom is adopted, and, as foster carers, Alan and Claire have welcomed various children into their home. Alan was part of the conversation that led to, shaped, and birthed Home for Good, and is passionate about the vision – particularly about doing more to support adopters.
George leads the Financial Services, Risk and Regulatory practice in the UK and Financial Services Risk network in the Central Cluster for PwC. He has over 25 years of experience working with financial institutions in Europe and Asia, and has worked with global financial institutions to help build and implement the tools, models and working practices necessary to provide the insight to support strategic and operational decision making.
Sue has worked in pastoral leadership in her local church, developing counselling, healing and pastoral resources. More recently she was employed by a charity to support vulnerable young people, integrating spiritual and therapeutic wellbeing. She is now one of the clergy team at Holy Trinity Brompton Church, and works as a chaplain at St Mellitus College. Sue is a wife and a mother to four grown-up children. She was adopted, and was an independent adoption and fostering panel member for her local authority. Sue is particularly passionate about encouraging post-adoption support from the Church.
Rachel is the President of the Girl’s Brigade and founder of the Romance Academy, a national youth charity that supports youth leaders, parents and teachers in talking with young people about healthy relationships and sexual health. Bestselling author of a number of books for teens and young adults, Rachel is a keen campaigner on youth related issues. She works with 'Ignite' who specialise in working with vulnerable young people in North London. She and her husband are proud parents to their adopted daughter who came into their lives one snowy January - and life has not been the same since!
Krish is the Founder and Director of Home for Good and is passionate about helping the Church relate relevantly and faithfully to contemporary culture and about global, multi-cultural and church-based mission. He is president of London School of Theology, and is a husband, father, adopted dad and foster carer. Krish worked for the Evangelical Alliance, and launched Home for Good as a campaign and then as a charity.
Dom is a social entrepreneur and has a background in politics as well as in setting up charities and social enterprises. He is the Co-CEO of Numbers4Good, a pioneering social impact investing organisation. He's a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and sat on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council for Europe between 2012 and 2014. He is a Dad and a husband. Dom is passionate about children becoming all they are created to be and believes the Church can be the answer to the adoption and fostering crisis in the UK and internationally.
Eddie Lyle is President of Open Doors UK & Ireland which supports persecuted Christians around the world. Eddie is married to Christine, and they live in Witney in Oxfordshire. 24 years ago they adopted their son Adam, who has complex special needs. Eddie and Christine recently celebrated the first anniversary of Adam living independently. They have also cared for a number of foster children in short-term placements.
Louise is an Attachment Lead Teacher and a Child & Adolescent therapist. She specialises in supporting those with experience of significant relational traumas and losses in their early years. She set up TouchBase and the National Attachment Lead Network, and has written extensively. She is part of the Consortium of Emotional Well Being for Children in Schools.
Steve is General Director of the Evangelical Alliance UK. He previously chaired the Hope 08 campaign and Soul Survivor, and served as an Evangelical Alliance and a Spring Harvest board member. He believes passionately in the Church as an agent for change and is excited by opportunities for the Church to present the good news of Jesus in words and action.
Jeremy is Director at iMPOWER Consulting. Over the last few years he has led a fostering and adoption transformation programme. Jeremy is passionate about improving fostering and adoption services and about Christians taking an even bigger lead in fostering and adoption - so he sees Home for Good as an amazing answer to prayer!
Tim teaches and researches in the areas of Biblical Studies, Mission, Fostering and Adoption at Redcliffe College. He leads the College’s newly established Fostering, Adoption and the Church research project and is passionate about communicating the whole-Bible vision of God's care for vulnerable children.
Lisa is a senior manager at Care for the Family and was responsible for helping to establish the Home for Good initiative. She is passionate about seeing churches support those who adopt or foster, and enabling parents and carers to network together for mutual support.
Jenny worked as a children and families social worker before leaving to help her husband run St Paul's Anglican fellowship and then St Mary's Bryanston Square. She is passionate about supporting family relationships and set up a project called The Centre which exists to give parents and partners relational support.
Jude is the Development Manager at 'For Refugees - Good Faith Partnership'. She is a writer and professional communicator with a background in Organisational and Charity Development, Community & Youth Work, Change Management, Training and People Development.
Keith and his wife, Ruth, have been caring for children and families in their home at Mill Grove for most of their lives. Keith is author of The Growth of Love which explores child development in a Christian context, and has produced a Bible for ordinary families (The Bible Narrative and Illustrated).