Meet the Ambassador Team

Meet the Ambassador Team

Our volunteer Ambassadors connect, equip and support workplace Christians. They provide 1-2-1 coaching and prayer for leaders of Christian Workplace Groups and also facilitate networking events in their regions to share good practice.

Dave MacFarlane

Ambassador Coordinator

Meet Dave who heads up our super Ambassador Team.  He also supports Christian Workplace Groups in Maidenhead & Windsor area.

 

His email address is dave.macfarlane@transformworkuk.org

Dave Law

Thames Valley Area​

Dave lives in Reading where he works as a scientist for a Thames Water and heads up their Christian group. He also leads a local faith and work ministry called Reading at Work and is part of the Industrial Christian Fellowship, a national faith and work think tank. Dave is passionate to see Christians going into their workplace as missionaries.

 dave.law@transformworkuk.org

Matt Aldridge

Reading / Southampton

Matt worked in Publishing for 10 years, firstly in Basingstoke and later in Kings Cross. Whilst working in Kings Cross, Matt attended the lunchtime ministries run by St Helen’s at Bishopsgate and it was during this time that God gave him a heart for workplace ministries. He has a strong belief that God should be placed at the centre of our ‘9-5’. 

Matt has since started working for a Clinical Research Organisation based in Reading where he has established a Christian Work Group for the workers of the Green Park business park. Over recent months Matt has been assisting TW UK Thames Valley Ambassador Dave Law with Matt recently joining the TW UK team as Ambassador for Reading.

 matt.aldridge@transformworkuk.org

Femi Idowu

London Councils

Meet Pastor Femi.  He is our Ambassador for the London Councils Christian Network and also leads our prayer and pastoral team.

His email address is femi.idowu@transformworkuk.org

Anna Somuyiwa

London

Anna is our newest Ambassador to join team. She has a real heart to support workplace Christians.  

Her email is anna.somuyiwa@transformworkuk.org 

Steve Matthews

Liverpool / Merseyside

Steve is a town planner with Sefton Council, just north of Liverpool, and has spent his entire career in local government. He is Transform Work UK Ambassador for Liverpool / Merseyside. He has a passion to see Christians live out their faith on their work ‘frontlines’, to encourage Christian groups to set up and flourish in their place of work, and to be a positive influence on their organisations.

If you want to get in touch with Steve, you can contact him at: steve.matthews@transformworkuk.org

Ann Cheung

Greater Manchester /Warrington

Ann Cheung is the Ambassador for Greater Manchester and Warrington in the North West. She loves working with people who are in the business of growing the Kingdom of God because it’s real, purposeful and exciting – and a real privilege. After 30 years working in the infrastructure sector as a Chartered Civil Engineer and Programme and Project Management Consultant, she’s been called to work with Christians in corporate life, Christians in leadership and Christian teams whether that’s in the corporate world, charities or churches. She is an Executive Coach and Systemic Team Coach and works to enable people to get clear, get equipped and get going so that they can live-out their calling. 

If you want to get in touch with Ann, you can contact her at: ann.cheung@transformworkuk.org

Lee Higson

Bolton

Lee has been in the energy industry for the last 22 years but had a complete career change in September 2019. He’s now training as a Pioneer Ordinand with the Church of England.

He is passionate though about Christian Workplace Groups and started a small (3-4 of us) cell church group on the Banff, an oil rig in the north sea, which gave some really good opportunities to share Jesus at work, especially at Christmas time. 

If you want to get in touch with Lee, you can contact him at: lee.higson@transformworkuk.org

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Grace Gillen

Local Authority

Grace works as a Learning and Development Officer for a local authority in the North West and co-leads the Christian Workplace Group there. She has worked in local government for six years, with over four years experience in delivering training specialising in children and young people’s health, safety and wellbeing. She has a real passion for children and young people to grow up safe, free from harm and to know who they are as children of God. This has allowed her undertake mission work in different parts in Africa, where she was able to do direct work helping to increase self-esteem of young women who had experienced childhood trauma. 

Grace is an active member of church, and is excited by being called into work ministry to encourage and equip other Christians in their workplaces to share their faith in Jesus, and be a real benefit to their organisations in practical, loving ways. Her email is grace.gillen@transformworkuk.org

Rick Pearl

Wales

His email address is rick.pearl@transformworkuk.org

Adrian Holloway

Bedford / Northampton / Cambridge

Adrian retired in 2012 after a career spanning 38 years in local government. He was an active member of Christian Workplace Groups at all five of the Councils where he worked and was a leader for the last 15 years.  During that time, he led the Bedfordshire County Council group in a “Transforming Bedfordshire” project which mirrored and supported the Council’s successful transformation initiative which saw the Council rise from zero star to 3 star status in just three years as part of the Government’s Corporate Performance Assessment tables.  Adrian reported on this and the growth of the Bedfordshire group at the TWUK Conference in 2009.

 adrian.holloway@transformworkuk.org

Rupert Bobrowicz

Peterborough

His email address is rupert.bobrowicz@transformworkuk.org

Mal Shaw

South West of England

Mal is a programme delivery consultant who has worked with many major financial services companies and is currently with Atkins consultancy advising on engineering and government change. He is Transform Work UK’s South West ambassador which includes Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol and Swindon areas.
He has seen the impact that Christians can have in the workplace when they are open with their faith, and is keen to support new groups and help existing groups flourish.

His email address is mal.shaw@transformworkuk.org

Andrew Humphreys

South East of England Area and Public Services

Andrew Humphreys is on Transform Work UK’s team of Ambassadors for the South East of England and is the Ambassador Lead for organisations delivering public services. All of Andrew’s work experience has been in delivering or managing different kinds of public services and he is passionate about public service delivery organisations fulfilling their potential as great places to work that deliver services that transform people’s lives according to kingdom values.

Andrew has spent his career in public service delivery settings of various kinds and today works as a consultant helping to improve public services through a consulting business he set up. Andrew has a wide range of Christian ministry experience from street evangelism to leading a church pastorate and has experience of mentoring growing leaders in the Church of England.

If you want to get in touch with Andrew, you can contact him at: Andrew.Humphreys@transformworkuk.org

See also the Board of Trustees and the Associates.