Stephen Power SJ (Chair)
Stephen has been a Jesuit for nearly 35 years, 20 of them spent working for Jesuit Refugee Service in East Africa, in the UK and in Rome. At present he works as British Province Treasurer, living in North London and is the chair of the Jesuit Missions Management Board. Apart from some theological and pastoral studies, Stephen originally studied engineering and industrial relations at postgraduate level. He would like to spend more time in the garden!
Brian Rockliffe OBE
Brian worked as a VSO volunteer in Tanzania in the 70’s and since then has occupied leadership roles across VSO’s work. He is currently Director of the International Citizen Service (ICS) programme and has been Director of VSO Sierra Leone/Liberia, VSO Canada and VSOUK. His passion has been to develop programmes which enable volunteers from the global South to participate fully in VSO programmes and he played a key role in the development of VSO Jitolee (Kenya), VSO Bahaginan (The Philippines) and in VSO’s National Volunteering programmes. He has also championed the role of youth in development.
John retired from teaching in 2013 after 35 years in the profession. He has worked in schools in London, West Sussex and Stoke-on-Trent and his last appointment was Head of St Aloysius’ College, Glasgow, a large Jesuit school. Since retiring John is studying for a PhD at Glasgow University. His main interest is the Church’s teaching on other religions and its implications for Catholic religious education.
After two decades working in international development and social investment, Mary now focuses on ways to deal with conflict and difference constructively. She works as a mediator and is exploring ways to evaluate the efficacy of community mediation and dialogue. She is also a trustee of Migrateful, a new charity supporting vulnerable migrants in the UK and an active fellow of the RSA.