Meet the Team
Rev'd Matt Jeffrey
Matt has been the Director of Workcare since July 2019, having
formerly served as a Trustee since 2015. He is an ordained and accredited Baptist Minister and formerly ministered with both
Lentons Lane and Walsgrave Baptist Churches in Coventry.
Matt trained for ministry with Oxford University at Regent's Park College, and also has a first degree in Community and Youth
Studies issued by Lancaster University.
Kay is Workcare’s Work Club Development Officer and has been a member of Workcare since August 2004. She is experienced in community and church development work, having studied for her degree in Community Development and Enterprise at Warwick University, graduating in July of that year.
Workcare have a number of Chaplains operating in various businesses and organisations throughout the Coventry and Warwickshire region.
WORKCARE is a Charity, with a Board of Trustees who meet together 6 times per year
Current members include:
Chair of the Trustees board -
Rev'd Neil Le Tissier - Regional Minister for the Heart of England Baptist Association
Born and raised on the Island of Guernsey, Neil was first a teacher and then retrained as an accountant, working in the world of offshore trust and corporate management. Following his call into ministry, he moved with his wife and daughter to London in order to train at Spurgeon’s College.
He has served as minister of a church in S.E. London, and as Pastoral Team Leader of Sutton Coldfield Baptist Church. Neil serves as Regional Minister of the churches of South Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry & Warwickshire.
To relax, Neil enjoys hill-walking, reading, fishing, golf and D.I.Y.
Barbara Johnson - representing the regional Church of England
Barbara is the Anglican representative on the Board of Trustees. Her work experience was in HR management, also in India, Thailand and Japan. most recently as European HR Director for a major UK global engineering corporation. She has worked widely across all types and sizes of business in the UK and globally.
David Marshall - Retired, representing the regional United Reformed Churches
Kris Pears - Representing the regional Catholic Churches and Workcare Treasurer
John Sheldon - Representing the regional Society of Friends (Quakers).
Rev'd Clive Fowle - Representing the regional Methodist Churches