Torch values the encouragement and advice from its Council of Reference made up of respected Christian leaders.
Rev’d Dr. Steve Brady, Principal - Moorlands College
Rev’d Dr. David Coffey OBE, Former President - World Baptist Alliance
Rev’d Malcolm Duncan, Lead Pastor at Dundonald Elim Church
Jonathan Lamb, Langham Preaching
Rev’d Roy Searle, Leader - Northumbria Community
Dr. Elaine Storkey, President - TEARfund
Rev’d Dr. Derek Tidball, Former Principal of the London School of Theology
The Torch Trust is overseen by a board of 7 trustees, 4 of whom have a visual impairment (VI).
Marilyn Baker (VI)
Julia Chapman (VI)
Hazel Groves (VI)
Mike Townsend (VI), Chair
Also attending board meetings are ...
Rev’d Michael Heaney, Company Secretary and Chief Operating Officer
Paul Wood Chief Technical Officer
The work of the Torch Trust is supervised by the following ...
Rev’d Michael Heaney, Chief Operating Officer
Paul Wood, Chief Technical Officer
Rose Heaney, Services Lead
Mandy Blow, Relationships Lead
Suzie James, Executive Assistant
Paul Rhodes, Production Manager
David Shepherd, Transcription Manager
Becky Davis, Sight Loss Friendly Church Manager
Sheila Armstrong, Sight Loss Advisor
Torch functions because of the dedication of a team of committed staff and volunteers. To encourage and focus your prayers for us we maintain a pictoral Daily Prayer Guide thay includes all staff and some of the many volunteers. Go directly to the Daily Prayer Guide (in the Support area of our website)