Our London-based team is responsible for work here in the UK, overseen by a board of trustees.
Two directors also serve the international family, joining leaders from other Lifewords organisations to make up our global leadership team.
Steve Bassett Creative Director, UK & International
Steve has over 25 years' experience as a musician, lyricist, and documentary-maker. He has worked in 30+ countries, telling stories of change through film, music and the arts - and also has extensive experience of developing creative ways in to the Bible in different cultures. He joined Lifewords in 2007. Alongside his international role overseeing creative development, he is the founder and Executive Producer of the NINE BEATS Collective.
Contact Steve for: creative development, NINE BEATS
John Harris Finance Director, UK & International
John grew up in Mexico - where his family have been missionaries for three generations. He moved to the UK in 1990 to study at the Royal Academy of Music and joined Lifewords in 1993. He has been Finance Director since 2010, and also oversees IT, database, and UK operations.
Contact John for: legacies, finance, UK operations
David Morgan UK Board Chair
David is married to Jean and lives in Dorset. He worked in industry in systems and human resource roles, before becoming a management consultant until his retirement in 2015. He is now a "full time volunteer", being heavily involved with his local church, a local mission outreach, the local dioceses, A Rocha UK, and Lifewords. He has been on the board of SGM Lifewords since 2007, and has been chair since 2010.
Contact David for: governance, trustee recruitment
UK Board of Trustees
David Morgan (Chair)
Liz Heyburn (Vice Chair)
Kris Calver / UK Head of Production
Sarah Smith / UK Head of Supporter Engagement
Matt Currey / UK Development Manager
Marielle Adeaga / UK Bible Engagement Coordinator
Elizabeth King / UK Supporter Engagement Lead
Murima Thodi / UK Digital Communications Lead
Cornelia Gaie / Creative Team Assistant
Satwinder Kaur / UK Supporter Care Officer
Sarah Harris / UK Accounts Officer
Jess Bee / Interact Editor
Rob Taylor / NINE BEATS Core Team
Mark Scandrette / NINE BEATS Core Team