Trustees & Clerk
Colin Havill (Chairman)
Colin has been a trustee of Temple since 2012 and became chairman of the charity in 2020. He is also chairman of TEC's audit committee. He has lived in Bristol for over and 40 years and is currently treasurer of Bristol Schools Connection and a trustee of The Burden Trust. He was previously an audit partner at KPMG, chairman of the Bristol Diocesan Board of Finance, treasurer of Christ Church Clifton, Chairman of the Bristol Cathedral Finance Advisory Committee and a trustee of Mango, a charity established to promote stronger financial management and accountability of humanitarian and development NGOs.
The Venerable Neil Warwick
Neil is the Archdeacon of Bristol, a member of the leadership team of Bristol Diocese. His first degree was in Geography, and his first job was in logistics for road transport. He ran his own business for three years before joining World Vision where he devised a major donor programme and launched the ‘give a goat’ gift catalogue. After training for ordination at Ridley Hall, he served a curacy in Towcester and then as a parish priest in Earley, Reading. He has also worked as a consultant and teacher on leadership, strategic thinking and organisational development.
The Reverend Canon 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) 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.stmaryredcliffe.co.uk/project-450) to provide facilities that will help the church live into its Vision Statement of “Singing the Song of Faith and Justice” as a thriving inclusive Christian community, a welcoming heritage destination and a church making a difference in the parish and beyond. He is married to Sarah who works for Public Health England, leading 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 Edward Buchan
Edward Buchan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and had a 40 year career in merchant banking in the City of London with Hill Samuel, where he was head of Corporate Finance and a member of the Bank Executive Committee, Close Brothers, WestLB Panmure, and latterly as a senior consultant in corporate finance at Edmond de Rothschild Securities. He has also held a number of non-executive directorships in private and mid-sized public companies. He is Vice-Chairman of the Bristol Diocesan Board of Finance, a member of Bishop’s Council, an Honorary Lay Canon of Bristol Cathedral and a member of the Cathedral Finance Committee. He is also a trustee of Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust, Bishop Monk’s Horfield Trust and the John Buchan Society.
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, and also actively supporting microfinance and social investment in the developing world.
He set up and Chairs FareShare South West, is Chair of InHope (the leading homelessness charity in Bristol), and Chairs a number of other partnership or community-based initiatives focusing on a collaborative approach to city transformation.
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, and passionate about putting his faith into action.
Lucy became a trustee in 2015. She is a member of the congregation of St Mary Magdalene Church, Stoke Bishop and has served on the PCC, as a Parish Safeguarding Officer and 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.
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.