Prior to leading Woodside church in Bedford David worked as a Civil Servant for the British Government in international trade negotiations, and then as an international banker. In the year 2000, he stopped overseeing church planting in the UK and started working in the Russian-Speaking world, laying foundations and training leaders. He also became increasingly involved in the part of the world known as the 10/40 Window. More recently David has led the Catalyst network, and having handed that over he now leads the Newfrontiers together team.
Martyn is married to Gaynor and they have 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren, so far. For 30 years, Martyn has been Pastor of King’s Community Church, Southampton, UK and is engaged in international mission in over 50 nations. He is founder of Seed Fund and also of Care and Relief for the Young (CRY). Both charities operate alongside church planting initiatives among unreached peoples and poor communities.
Charles is a co-founder of a business and career coaching consultancy based in the City of London. He is also a director of the Newfrontiers International trust and an elder of Hope Church, Bromley and Orpington. He has for a number of years worked with churches and church leaders in Turkey and Africa to support business initiatives that help plant and build churches.