Meet the team
Tim Wood – Chief Executive Officer
Tim Wood joined Through the Roof in 2006, becoming the charity’s Chief Executive in 2011. He has over 20 years’ experience of leading disability projects locally, nationally and internationally, and is dedicated to working alongside disabled people to enable their full involvement in church and community life. Tim lives in Hertfordshire with his wife, Lynne, and their six children,...
Jan Nicholson – Operations and Events Manager
Jan lives in Surrey, and is actively involved in the life of Sutton Christian Centre, an Assemblies of God church, serving in the Worship team, and as Chair of the Deacons. She has lifelong, first-hand experience of the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual challenges of everyday living with a disability. As Operations and Events Manager, she's involved with every...
Suzanne Lyse – Team Administrator
Suzanne has three children with her husband, Remy. They live in Epsom, where Suzanne also teaches English as a foreign language, volunteering to help refugees learn our language and settle into their new environment. As team administrator, she deals with enquiries, and keeps the office running efficiently! Follow this link to email Suzanne.
Janet Eardley – Church Inclusion Co-ordinator and Volunteering
Janet co-ordinates TTR’s church inclusion work and also oversees volunteering. Her whole working life has been alongside disabled people, including church inclusion roles among people with learning disabilities and people with sight loss, and also as a social worker for Deaf people and managing a local sight loss charity. Janet works from home in Seaton, East Devon. She...
Katie Mobbs – Outreach Co-ordinator
Katie's role is to support, grow and resource the Roofbreaker Network; aiming to overcome barriers experienced by disabled people in aspects of Christian life. We exist to demonstrate the love of Jesus, both to and through disabled people, creating a culture where disabled people can give and receive in community with others. You can contact Katie at email@example.com.
Annette Stuart – Communications Officer
Annette lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband Doug and their daughter. Her background is editorial, with the last 14 years working at Cambridge University Press & Assessment on textbook publishing and exam board communications. Her goal is to make TTR known in all the churches in the UK – and all around the world! Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brenda Murray – Roofbreaker Co-ordinator for London, East and Southeast England
Brenda is a former Probation Officer with additional experiences in working with children, families, and education. She has a degree in Criminal Justice and a master’s degree in Coaching Psychology. Brenda is passionate about social justice and believes that everyone should have the options and opportunities to flourish regardless of who they are, so she's very excited about the...
Jessice Poole – Roofbreaker Co-ordinator for Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland
Jess is the new Roofbreaker Co-ordinator for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England. She's excited to be working with TTR and meeting everyone, and really looking forward to working with roofbreakers and enabling disabled people to not only feel included in their churches, but that they have a Christian family where they belong, sharing their gifts and talents to further...
Shaun Burrows – International Missions Manager
Shaun is our International Missions Manager and has been with us since February 2016. He is responsible for developing and maintaining our Wheels for the World, and Churches Inc. programs. Besides arranging and organising mission trips he develops and maintains relationships with our international partners in developing countries while recruiting volunteers and building team for the mission trips. ...
Helen Goddard – Finance and Admin Assistant
Helen Goddard is our longest-serving volunteer, but has taken on an extra day working on book keeping, processing donations & Thank You letters and admin for the Vital Link newsletter. She also fulfils all our shop orders.
Peter Tye – Digital Communications Officer
Peter runs the website, produces the Vital Link newsletter, publicity, leaflets and any other materials people can think up. He's married to Joanna, and they have one smallish son. You can email Peter at email@example.com