The Management Council of CIGB
The Venerable Hayward Osborne – Chair, Archdeacon of Birmingham
Hayward Osborne has been Archdeacon of Birminghamsince 2001 working with the Bishop supporting and resourcing Church of England parishes, schools and clergy. He also has a particular responsibility for chaplaincies in educaton, healthcare and in the workplace, and aims to promote opportunities for collaborative working with other churches.
Mr Godfrey Chesshire – Former Bailiff, The Foundation of Lady Leveson Katherine Hospital
Godfrey has been associated with CIGB since 1983 when he managed the Inter Church Endeavour Project for long term unemployed people in Birmingham. He was subsequently appointed as the Archbishop’s representative on the Management Council and has previously served as Hon. Treasurer.
Mr Patrick Bryan – Black Led Churches’ Representative
Patrick has been part of the Management Council for several years. He is an accountant by profession and works in social housing.
Mr Terry Bunting – Unions
Terry worked as a chef at the NEC for many years and became the lead union representative there. He is a pension Trustee with the NEC Group.
Mr Paul Dilkes, Honorary Treasurer – Senior Corporate Banking Manager
Paul has had a career in banking spanning thirty five years with HSBC. He currently holds the position of Senior Global Relationship Manager, leading a team of Relationship managers in the Midlands Corporate Banking Centre, based in Birmingham, providing a full range of banking services, both in the UK and overseas, to major multinational private and publicly quoted companies.
The Revd Colin Marsh – Birmingham Churches Together
Colin is the Ecumenical Development Officer for Birmingham Churches Together and Secretary to the West Midlands Region Churches Forum and helps CIGB connect witht he wider church networks across the city and West Midlands.
Mrs Carole Parkes – Course Director: Aston Business School, Aston University
Carole is Course Director, MSc in HRM and Business at Aston University. She previously worked in Human Resource Management in the public and private sectors. Carole’s teaching and research interest in Business Ethics has led to her key involvement in the United Nations initiative for PRiME (Principles for Responsibile Management Education).
Mr David Pinwell – Birmingham Methodist District Representative
Dave is CEO of Colebridge Trust Ltd in Solihull, a community development enterprise. He is actively involved in a number of initiatives to encourage economic growth, community enterprise and capacity building in the regernation area of North Solihull as well as the support and development of Solihull’s Third Sector.
The Revd. Barrie Smith – Birmingham Baptist Representative
Barrie Smith is one of the Regional Ministers with the Heart of England Baptist Association and provides a link between CIGB and the Baptist Churches of the city and the region.
Revd Mark Fisher - United Reformed Church representative
Mark originally served on CIGB’s Management Council during the years he served as General Secretary of Birmingham Churches Together (1996-2005). Returning to minister to Christ Church Solihull after six years working for Churches Together in England, where he had oversight of Free Churches chaplaincy accreditation in health care and prisons, Mark is now embarking on a project relating to chaplaincy in Care Homes alongside his local church ministry.
Phil Extance – Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Aston University
Phil Extance is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Business Partnerships & Knowledge Transfer at Aston University. He has been Director of Innovation at AWM, Executive Director for the Learning and Skills Council in Shropshire, Chief Executive of Rapra Technology and Director of Advanced Engineering for Lucas. Originally a physicist by training he has been active in most aspects of innovation.
In Attendance at the Management Council:
The Revd Stephen Willey – Methodist Industrial Chaplain
The Revd Peter Sellick – CIGB Development Director
Val Dalton - CIGB Secretary