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Our staff make the biggest difference to everything we do at Moorlands College. Here are some of the people you’ll get to know.

Executive Leadership Team

Ian Coffey

Ian Coffey

Vice Principal, Strategy

Ian is the Director of Leadership Training and a campus-based tutor. He lectures on both the BA and MA programmes, where he draws upon more than 40 years of leadership experience in both the local church and parachurch contexts.

Andy du Feu

Andy du Feu

Executive Director

Andy is the Executive Director at Moorlands College. He lectures on a breadth of subjects at both undergrad and postgrad. Andy has extensive experience as a youth worker and church pastor, speaking regularly at events and churches.

Dr Ian Kirby

Dr Ian Kirby

Director of Academic Quality

Ian is the Director of Cross-Cultural Training and lectures on the BA programme in modules such as contexts of faith and working cross-culturally. Ian previously lived in Kyrgyzstan for ten years, where he was involved in church planting and teaching.

Dr Helen Miller

Dr Helen Miller

Head of Postgraduate Studies

Helen is our Head of Postgraduate Studies and lectures on a variety of areas such as the Old and New Testament, the church, contextualization, and exploring the mission of God. 

Matt Mellor

Matt Mellor

Director of Operations

Matt manages the large team of people who keep the college running; covering personnel, IT, health and safety, facilities and catering.

Dr Abi Maguire

Dr Abi Maguire

Head of Undergraduate Studies

Abi is our Head of Undergraduate Studies, lecturing across a range of areas including, Christian Ethics, Apologetics, and Church and Community. She also leads Youth and Community Work Professional Studies.

David McLellan

David McLellan

Director of Finance

David was our former Director of Operations. He has extensive experience in the field of finance and is available to discuss fees, loans and other money matters with prospective students.

Academic

Dr Chris Sinkinson

Dr Chris Sinkinson

Lecturer in Old Testament and Apologetics

Chris tutors and lectures on both the BA and MA and regularly leads student tours to Israel. He was previously the pastor of a New Forest church. Chris writes a monthly column for Evangelicals Now and has authored a number of books relevant to biblical archaeology.

Helen Hender

Helen Hender

Lecturer and Practice and Vocations Manager

Helen oversees placements, and manages the practice modules at college. With over 30 years’ experience working across the voluntary, community and statutory sectors, Helen is passionate about seeing students apply academic knowledge to their everyday life.

Dr Daniel Paul

Dr Daniel Paul

Head of the School of Language and Scripture

Dan directs our School of Language and Scripture and is the course leader for the MA in Language, Community and Development. He is also a translation and linguistics consultant with SIL International, serving language projects in West Asia.

Chris Jack

Chris Jack

Lecturer

Chris is the lead tutor of the MA Bible and Preaching specialism. He also tutors and lectures on the BA programme: focusing on worship, Greek, and the New Testament. Chris has been teaching for over 25 years and has a ministry spanning over 40 years in both the UK and overseas.

Dr Alistair McKitterick

Dr Alistair McKitterick

Lecturer in Biblical and Theological Studies

Alistair is a tutor and lecturer, teaching practical theology, Christian spirituality, biblical theology and hermeneutics. He has a particular interest in the science and faith debate, and his doctoral research was on the effectiveness of teaching science to Evangelical theology students.
Tim Miller

Tim Miller

Lecturer in Applied Theology, Foundation Year Lead

Tim teaches on a variety of subjects, including culture, church and leadership. He is a local church leader and has previously worked in Zambia training Pastors. He is married to Helen and they enjoy running, cycling and paddle boarding.

Miles Tradewell

Miles Tradewell

Lecturer

We are delighted to welcome Miles onto the team this year.

Dr Andy Thomas

Dr Andy Thomas

Senior Tutor at South West Regional Centre, lecturer

Andy leads the team at our South West centre, where we work with SWYM. His passion for engaging with theory and practice has seen him church planting in Brazil; involved in HIV/AIDS-related ministry in South Africa; and church leadership in rural Devon.

Tim Cadoux

Tim Cadoux

Centre Manager at South West Regional Centre, lecturer

Tim helps to manage the running of the South West Regional Centre. He teaches on a number of modules, and manages the centre’s library. Tim also works for SWYM’s resources team.

Clair Apps

Clair Apps

Centre Manager at South West Regional Centre

Clair works alongside Andy and Tim in running the centre. Her main focus is on planning and pastoral care, with some teaching. Clair is also the senior youth worker at her local church, and serves as part of the leadership team.

Sharon Raine

Sharon Raine

Senior tutor at Moorlands NI at Youth Link, Lecturer

Sharon is the Senior Tutor at our centre in Northern Ireland, supported by Youth Link: NI.
She leads the team to deliver the BA degree programme and she’ll be on-hand to help you through your BA in Applied Theology (Youth and Community Work) studies with us.

Dr Cathy Bartram

Dr Cathy Bartram

MA Language, Community and Development Lead Tutor in Linguistics

Cathy has 30 years of experience in linguistics and its applications, particularly amongst minority language communities in Asia.

David Gray

David Gray

MA Language, Community and Development Lead Tutor in Scripture Engagment

David spent 25 years working in Central Asia, the Caucasus, and other parts of Eurasia, both in translation and Scripture engagement, and is a qualified consultant in both domains.

Michael Tiffany

Michael Tiffany

Lecturer (South West)

Dr Catherine Young

Dr Catherine Young

MA Language, Community and Development Lead Tutor in Literacy and Education

Catherine has 30 years of experience in education and development contexts primarily among non-dominant language communities in Asia.

Jonathan Woodhouse, CB

Jonathan Woodhouse, CB

MA lecturer

A Baptist minister and former Chaplain General of the British Army, Jonathan is the lead tutor of the MA in Applied Theology Chaplaincy specialism and teaches on the core Ethics module. He has 24 years’ experience as an army chaplain. Jonathan and his wife, Jackie, also used to serve as college Chaplains at Moorlands College.

Helen Howells-Cole

Helen Howells-Cole

Adjunct Lecturer, Admin Team and Tutor

Academic assistance

Ali Watson

Ali Watson

Specialist Mentor (Mental Health)

David Combes

David Combes

Academic Manager, Placement-based Tutor

Elizabeth Nagel-Smith

Elizabeth Nagel-Smith

Librarian

Emma Coffey

Emma Coffey

Student Welfare Manager

Julie Austin

Julie Austin

Admissions and Registry Manager, Tutor

Lynn Coombs

Lynn Coombs

Learning Assistance Tutor

Rachel Combes

Rachel Combes

Academic and Data Assistant

Rachel Retallick-Cheel

Rachel Retallick-Cheel

Learning Support Tutor

Sam Dallimore

Sam Dallimore

Placement-based Champion

Sharon Prior

Sharon Prior

Learning Support Tutor

Tammy Fraser

Tammy Fraser

Learning Assistance Tutor

Operations

Jonny Abbott

Jonny Abbott

College Ambassador

Charlotte Ireland

Charlotte Ireland

Communications and Fundraising Assistant

Megan Anscombe

Megan Anscombe

Media Officer

Debby Bodman

Debby Bodman

Finance Manager

Diana Conway-French

Diana Conway-French

Domestic Assistant

Grant Slade

Grant Slade

Facilities Manager

Jacob Waters

Jacob Waters

Chef

Sarah Godden

Sarah Godden

Administration Manager

Loraine Chirgwin

Loraine Chirgwin

Finance Assistant

Sam Clement

Sam Clement

Technical Services Manager

Selena Craddock

Selena Craddock

Kitchen Assistant and Domestic Assistant

Sarah Isaac

Sarah Isaac

HR Manager

Sarah Riley

Sarah Riley

Admin Team

Trisa Mantell

Trisa Mantell

Executive Assistant to the Principal

Sue Brown

Sue Brown

Domestic Team

More of our staff

 

School of Language and Scripture

Dr Maik Gibson

Harrie Evans

Dr Rachel Hanna

Dr Johannes Merz

Oliver Rundell

Matt Wisbey

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