Trustees The name of the charity is Birmingham Diocesan Trust, registration number 234216. The charity, in its day to day dealings, is also known as the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Key documents Birmingham Diocesan Trust Financial Statements 2020 Birmingham Diocesan Trust Deed Trust Deed Revision January 2021 Trust Deed Revision April 2021 Trustees Calendar of Meetings 2022 Board of Trustees Chair: Archbishop Bernard Longley Bernard Longley, 9th Archbishop of Birmingham, is Chair of the Bishops’ Conference Department of Dialogue and Unity and Episcopal Liaison to the Travellers’ Issues Working Group. Archbishop Longley also sits on the Mixed Commission of the Conference of Religious. Archbishop Longley was appointed by Pope Benedict as a member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization and the co-Chairman of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC), with oversight of the third phase of Anglican-Catholic dialogue. Jacqui Francis Jacqui's consultancy, AdinaMay, provides specialist recruitment services. She brings a constructive external perspective to senior recruitment campaigns for ministerial appointments, executive and non-executive roles and membership of regulators and expert bodies. Jacqui is a member of the Judicial Appointments Commission recruitment panels and she serves on the Bar Standards Board, Independent Appointments Panel. Locally she is a Citizen Member of Birmingham City Council - Independent Remuneration Panel. Jacqui is a previous ministerial appointee Lay Adviser on the West Midlands Strategic Management Board responsible for public protection arrangements. Jacqui also volunteers at PAUSE a mental health drop-in centre for young people. Professor Deirdre Kelly Deirdre is the Founding Director of the Liver Unit, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Professor of Paediatric Hepatology at University of Birmingham. Deirdre has extensive Board and Charity Trustee experience as an executive and a non-executive in healthcare, professional, voluntary and civic settings. Deirdre continues to work as a paediatrician and is on the Council of the General Medical Council and a Trustee of Breast Cancer UK. She is married to Sir Ian Byatt and has two sons and three grandchildren. Bishop David Evans Bishop David Evans carried out his studies in preparation for the priesthood at the Venerable English College in Rome and was awarded a licentiate in philosophy and theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He has previously held the roles of parish priest and of formator and vice-rector at Saint Mary’s College, Oscott and as Episcopal Vicar. He is a member of the Birmingham Metropolitan Chapter, a Judge of the Birmingham Metropolitan Chapter, and a member of the Bishops’ Conference Department for Dialogue and Unity. He has served on the English Anglican- Roman Catholic Committee and the Bishops’ Conference Committee for Faith and Culture. Bishop Stephen Wright After obtaining a degree in law from the University of Leicester and the legal practice qualification, he completed his studies for preparation for the priesthood, first at Saint Mary’s College, Oscott, Birmingham, and then at the Venerable English College in Rome, where he was awarded a licentiate in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He has held the offices of parish priest and episcopal vicar for Religious then serving as Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Birmingham from 2019 until his appointment in March 2020. Canon Richard Walker Canon Richard Walker STL is a Priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. He has served in the parishes of Christ the King, Coventry and St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph the Worker, Banbury. From 2003-2014 he was a member of the Formation Staff at St. Mary’s College, Oscott, for the majority of which time he was Vice Rector. From 2015-2020 he was the Director of Ongoing Formation for the Archdiocese and from 2017-2020 a member of The Archdiocesan Safeguarding Commission. He is also a Trustee of St. Mary’s College, Oscott. In September 2020 Archbishop Bernard Longley appointed him as Vicar General and a Trustee of the Archdiocese. Before training for the priesthood at Oscott and the The Venerable English College, Rome he studied law and qualified as a solicitor in 1985. He has a Licentiate in Dogmatic Theology from the Gregorian University, Rome. Canon Jonathan Veasey Fr Jonathan Veasey is a priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and serves as Parish Priest of Sacred Heart and Holy Souls in Acocks Green, Birmingham. Fr Jonathan has served as Director of the Diocesan Education Service leading the strategic development of Catholic education for the schools of the Archdiocese. He currently serves as the Chair of the Diocesan Academy Strategy Board and as a lead trustee for Catholic education. Christopher Loughran Chris has recently completed a 30-year career with Deloitte, the international professional services firm. Joining the embryonic management consulting division of Deloitte (then Touche Ross and Co,) in Birmingham in 1987, he has worked both nationally and internationally with the firm. He was admitted to partnership in 1993, led the Technology Consulting practice from 2002-2010 and returned to Birmingham in 2010 to assume the role of Senior Partner for the Midlands Region from 2010-2015. He served as an elected member of the Board of Partners from 2010-2016. He has served on the Board of Marketing Birmingham from 2011 to 2017 and its successor, the West Midlands Growth Company from 2017 to 2020. He was Deputy Chairman of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership from 2015 to 2020 and Chairman of Midlands Connect Steering Group from 2017 to 2020. Chris served as High Sheriff of the West Midlands in 2018/19 and was made a Deputy Lieutenant in 2019. Having retired from Deloitte in 2018, Chris now serves as a Trustee on the Boards of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the CBSO Development Trust and the Lord Mayor of Birmingham's Charity. He is President of Birmingham & Solihull Rugby Club (where he was previously Chairman for ten years) and Honorary President of Birmingham's oldest musical theatre company, BMOS. Sophia Pain Sophia is a qualified accountant who has spent her career working in Financial IT Consultancy in the UK and abroad. She has been a charity trustee on a number of educational charities. Sophia was a governor of Newman University for nine years, during which time TDAP powers were granted and university status achieved. She was a member of the Estates Committee during the build of their new library. Her final role was as Chair of Council. Peter Vince Peter Vince is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who has worked in private practice for over 40 years. He has a significant track record in delivering complex projects and managing and developing both the individuals in the teams and the businesses that he has led during his career. In 2011 he formed EMMAUS Consulting, named after the passage in the bible The Road to Emmaus, a firm providing project and cost management consultancy to clients in the building sector. Prior to EMMAUS he was CEO of UK operation of a 20,000 person global engineering and management company, a member of the Senior Management Committee and a board member of the global buildings business line. In addition to his role at EMMAUS he is Chair of the board of Lumen Christi Catholic Multi Academy Company comprising seven schools across the south Birmingham area and a non-executive director of a London based architectural practice. Peter Vella Peter has enjoyed a varied career, predominantly across travel, tourism, aviation, construction and education sectors. He spent twelve years as an executive director of Birmingham Airport Ltd, five years with Interserve plc operating as CEO of a group of companies building schools in Leeds, St Helens and Sandwell followed by four years as Director for the Malta Tourism Authority in the UK and Ireland. Peter served a school governor from 1999 until 2007. In 2014 he founded an academy trust based in Leeds and was appointed as its first CEO. Peter has also held a number of non-executive directorships including six years with Marketing Birmingham. He has extensive experience of working across the private, public and charity sectors. Peter currently serves as a non-executive director for HotelshopUK Ltd and is a fellow member of the Institute of Travel and Tourism. In 2016 Peter was invested as a Knight of Magistral Grace for The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta and plays an active part within the organisation. Tom Piotrowski Tom works for one of the largest national social housing providers focusing on some of the most vulnerable client groups across the Midlands region. His expertise is in project management, business and community development within the local government and charitable sector. He has been involved in launching several community cohesion initiatives including Talk To Me Worcester and is one of the founding members of the Growers United for Charity initiative which has raised tens of thousands of pounds for charitable causes through sport engagement. He is the co-convener of Green Christian in Worcester, an ecumenical network of Christians working on environmental issues. Tom, born and raised in Poland, earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy, and did further studies in the United States where he lived for 10 years. He has received graduate and post graduate degrees in law from Staffordshire University. For the past 16 years Tom has been proud to call Worcester his home where he belongs to Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish. Sub Committees (Trustees highlighted in bold) Finance Members: Chris Loughran, (Chair), Bishop David Evans, Bishop Stephen Wright, Sophia Pain, Eric Kirwan, Steve Roche, Sue Simkiss. Meets at least four times a year to consider and take major decisions on financial issues. Finance Committee Terms of Reference The Poor Mission Fund and Levy Review (Finance sub committee) Members: Bishop Stephen Wright (chair), Steve Roche, Canon Tom Farrell, Mgr Mark Crisp, Fr Rob Taylerson. It meets every 1-2 months to decide upon requests for Poor Mission Fund grants and reviews on Parish Levies and is a means of wider consultation with clergy. Property Members: Peter Vince (Chair), Chris Loughran, Bishop David Evans, Bishop Stephen Wright, Canon Richard Walker, Eric Kirwan, Geoff Taylor, Deacon Paul O'Connor. Meets at least four times a year to consider and take major decisions on property issues. Property Committee Terms of Reference Care of Clergy Members: Fr Paul Fitzpatrick (Chair), Canon Richard Walker, Canon Michael Neylon, Fr Pat Brennan, Fr Paul Johnson, Deacon Michael McKearney, Deacon Paul O’Connor, Eric Kirwan, Pat Deeley, Bernard Cooper, Sr Luke Lennon, Mgr Anthony Wilcox. Meets twice a year to consider and take major decisions on issues relating to clergy welfare, including retired clergy. Care of Clergy Committee Terms of Reference Education Members: Canon Jonathan Veasey (Interim Chiar), Peter Vince, Chris Loughran, Eric Kirwan, Gerry Dryden, Clare O'Brien. Meets quarterly to consider and take major decisions on educational matters as implemented through the Diocesan Education Services. Education Committee Terms of Reference Investment Members: Chris Loughran (Chair), Eric Kirwan, Steve Roche. Meets three times a year to consider and take major decisions on investment issues in conjunction with the Diocese's Investment Managers. Investment Committee Terms of Reference Workforce and Remuneration Committee Members: Jacqui Francis (Chair), Canon Richard Walker, Peter Vella, Eric Kirwan, Gerry Dryden. Meets twice a year to consider and take major decisions on issues relating to employee matters - recruitment, evaluation of pay structures etc. Workforce and Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference Safeguarding Trustee Sub-Committee Members: Professor Deirdre Kelly (Chair), Elisabeth Fisher (Vice Chair), Bishop Stephen Wright, Canon Richard Walker, Angela Randle, Sr Teresa Billington, Graham Tilby, Janet Tibbits. Meets quarterly to consider and take major decisions on safeguarding matters as implemented through the Safeguarding Department.