Margreet has served both as curate in Littlemore Church from 2003 – 2006, and incumbent since 2006. Margreet is originally from The Netherlands. Her pre-ordination background is in teaching, and she is passionate about community ministry.
David Meara, Chair
David spent the first 27 years of his ministry in the Oxford Diocese, serving for part of that time on the DAC. He moved to become Rector of St Bride’s in the Diocese of London. For the last five years of his ministry he was also Archdeacon of London. He has been involved with a number of church building projects and is a member of the Victorian and Ecclesiological Societies, as well as being a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Christian Randall, architect
Christian is a Historic Buildings Architect whose practice, ‘Conservation Architects’, is based near Oxford. He specialises in Church work and over the last 15 years has been involved with many church projects.
Andrew Smith, Community Champion
Andrew is a housing management and development professional, and former Director of the Gatehouse café for homeless people in Oxford. As churchwarden and chair of its steering group, he played a leading role in The Big Project at St Luke’s Church, Canning Crescent, Oxford.
Paul Baird, Fundraiser
Paul is a member of the Institute of Fundraisers, with wide experience in Trust, Statutory, Individual, Corporate and Community fundraising and has a particular interest in fundraising for capital / community projects in churches.
Neil Malcolm, Treasurer
Neil was 20 years with KPMG as a business consultant and was more recently a business analyst for the Oxford University Press. Neil has undertaken treasurer roles with various organisations.
Nnamdi Obienu, Project Consultant
Nnamdi is a Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM) and PRINCE2. He is a practitioner with a background in Engineering and Project Management with experience spanning Minor Construction, Oil and Gas, IT and Business Change projects. Nnamdi currently works with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as a Senior Project Manager for the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Penny Powell, Assistant churchwarden & communication strategist
Penny is a retired senior manager in Oxfordshire County Council's Children's Social Care Directorate. Her experience is in strategic planning, multi-agency working, staff support and group work. She is committed to a seven day church serving its community.
Hannah Cartwright, Assistant Curate
Hannah has been Assistant Curate since 2018, and has a background in communications and volunteer management, primarily in the charity sector. She is passionate about Church as a place of hospitality for the whole community and reinterpreting ancient spaces for the future.
Philip Salmon, Historian
Philip works at the History of Parliament, London and is a research associate at Keble College, Oxford. He is promoting the project's historic relationship with the world-famous figure of John Henry Newman, who built the original church and served as Littlemore's first vicar before becoming a Catholic. See: www.johnhenrynewman.org