About us

Meet the team

Restore has a huge team of over 120 volunteers.  These wonderful volunteers are at the heart of Restore’s work, and we simply would not be able to deliver our befriending service without them.  We’re extremely grateful for all the work our volunteers do, and cannot thank them enough!  If you want to find out more about joining our team of volunteer befrienders, click here.

The Restore Volunteer Management Committee:

Our volunteer management committee lead the work of Restore, set strategic direction and manage finances.  The committee members are:

James Ashley (Co-Chair), Elizabeth Baker (Co-Chair), Josephine Houghton, Judy Coulson (Treasurer), Temitayo Ajayi, Mansour Masood, Nana Opong and Lee Cartwright.


The  Restore staff team:

Restore Manager: Jeremy Thompson

Befriending Co-ordinator and Lead Befriending Women’s Worker: Jasmine Cullen

Befriending Men’s Worker: Andy Ferrari

Befriending Women’s Worker: Nicole Gilmore

Communications & Administrative Officer:  Sundus Abdullah


The Trustees of Birmingham Churches Together:

We are extremely grateful for the governance oversight of the Birmingham Churches Together trustees. They are: James Ashley (Co-Chair of Restore), Most Revd Bernard Longley, Revd David Ellis, Revd Steven Faber, Revd Jenny Tomlinson, Ven. Jennifer Tomlinson, Mgr Timothy Menzes, Bishop Boris McCalla and Rev Novette Healdey.

We are extremely grateful for the significant contribution of Restore’s Management Committee members, the committed service of over 120 volunteers involved in Restore’s work and for the governance of BCT Trustees.

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