Trustees & Clerk
Paul Gibson (Chairman)
Paul has been a trustee of Temple since 2000 and became chairman of the charity in 2012. He is a Chartered Accountant and was the Chief Financial Officer of the DAS Insurance group until his retirement in 2013. Paul is married with four adult children and is a registered foster carer
The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Bristol Cathedral
David was born in Rossendale, Lancashire and moved to Hertfordshire as a child. He was educated at Watford Boys Grammar School, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and Ripon College, Cuddesdon.
He has worked as a curate in Cambridge, as Dean of Magdalene College, Cambridge, Vicar of Christ Church, Southgate in North London and as Director of Ministry in the Diocese of Gloucester and Residentiary Canon of Gloucester Cathedral. He has held a number of extra responsibilities in the wider and national church, including a period as Secretary to the Theological Group of the house of Bishops. He has been active in links with dioceses abroad. He is a published theologian and historian.
David has served as a governor in three other schools, as chair of a SACRE Group and as a representative on a Borough Education Committee. He is married to a Primary School head teacher. They have two teenage children.
Reverend Daniel Tyndall
Dan Tyndall returned to Bristol in 2013 as Vicar of St Mary Redcliffe having been Associate Vicar for five years in the 1990s. In between he worked in the Diocese of Oxford as Vicar of St Nicolas Earley for seven years and Rector of Caversham for five. Dan loves Bristol and is thrilled to be once more working in one of the most diverse parts of the city. One of the major challenges (and opportunities) the people of Redcliffe are facing is the potential redevelopment of the area as an urban village. Dan is working closely with the local Neighbourhood Forum (www.redcliffeforum.org.uk) and, together with city council officers, is part of the Redcliffe Joint Delivery Board seeking to bring about real change to the area. Alongside that, Dan is leading St Mary Redcliffe church into its own potential development (www.stmaryredcliffedevelopment.com) to provide facilities that will enable the church to be a thriving Christian community, a welcoming heritage destination and an effective parish church meeting some of the needs of the people of the parish. He is married to Sarah who leads a team of specialist nurses working with young parents and their babies. They have two children Adam and Anna, both now living and working in London.
Canon David Froude
David Froude is Lay Canon of Bristol Cathedral, a member of the Greater Chapter and a Bristolian. During his professional banking career he worked in many parts of the world with HSBC, specialising in risk management and training, retiring in 2004. Since then he has concentrated his work with the Church of England both nationally and in the Diocese of Bristol. A major commitment is as a Member of the Church of England Pensions Board, also serving on the Board's Housing Committee. He is elected to the General Synod 2015-20, and elected Chairman of the House of Laity of the Diocese of Bristol. He was Chairman of the Bristol Diocesan Board of Finance Ltd 2004-11, and now chairs the Investment Committee of Temple Ecclesiastical Charity as well as serving on the Grants Committee.
Colin became a trustee in January 2012 and is chairman of TEC's audit committee and member of the Investment Committee. He has lived in Bristol for almost 40 years and is treasurer of Christ Church Clifton and Chairman of the Bristol Cathedral Finance Advisory Committee. He is also a trustee of Mango, a charity established to promote stronger financial management and accountability of humanitarian and development NGOs. He was previously an audit partner at KPMG and chairman of the Bristol Diocesan Board of Finance.
In parallel with a successful career as an environmental consultant and international waste management specialist Andrew has in recent years increasingly become involved in charity work and social enterprise / business in Bristol
He set up and Chairs FareShare South West, is Chair of Bristol Together, is a trustee of Crisis Centre Ministries , Deki , and of a number of other community based initiatives focusing on urban regeneration and employment creation. He has led the redevelopment of a large number of semi-derelict buildings for the benefit of local communities and charities. He is also currently leading city-wide partnership projects focused on alleviating food poverty and creating jobs, training and mentoring opportunities for ex-offenders.
Andrew is an active member of Woodlands Church in Bristol. His interests include travel, photography and hiking, and he has always enjoyed all sports.
Lucy became a trustee in 2015. She is a member of the PCC and Parish Safeguarding Officer for St Mary Magdalene Church, Stoke Bishop, having previously served as church warden. Lucy worked for over 30 years in hospital medicine, working part-time while bringing up her children. Lucy was a member of Southmead Research Ethics Committee for several years.
Greca regularly attends St Mary Redcliffe church and has been a TEC trustee, representing St Mary Redcliffe, since 2015. She has lived in South Bristol since 2000 and currently works in the public sector as a Systems Administrator. Greca is also a trustee governor of St Mary Redcliffe and Temple school.'
Sandra is the owner of Changing Views, a production house making promotional films for businesses and organisations across the UK, as well as providing communication consultancy and media training. She spent over a decade as a Radio 4 Producer/Presenter at the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol and at BBC Birmingham. Her broadcasting career began in independent local radio at Radio West, then GWR before she became the presenter of Sunday Starts at BBC Radio Bristol and Somerset Sound. Sandra has a real heart for Bristol and is passionate that all communities should be afforded the opportunity to use their talents and vision to build secure and fulfilled lives.
Peter’s career has mainly been in small businesses in the technology sector, many of which he started or led. More recently, he worked as operations director for an international firm of patent attorneys and since April 2015, has been working for Emmaus Bristol where he runs a business incubator, helping people from the poorer parts of the city, some escaping a cycle of homelessness or overcoming personal challenges to run their own businesses or enterprises and to become role models and mentors in their communities. He owns and runs an e-business consultancy and is a non-executive director of a Bristol and London based outsourced IT support and services provider as well as being a trustee and volunteer for two charities.
Peter has been a member of Redland Parish Church since 1975, where he currently chairs the church’s pre-school.
The Clerk to the Trustees. Roger James
The Clerk is Roger James. He is a former partner in Osborne Clarke Solicitors, and has been the Clerk since 2001.