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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 

Steve Bassett

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 

John Harris

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

David Morgan

UK Board of Trustees

David Morgan (Chair)

Liz Heyburn (Vice Chair)

Mark Hurley

Robin Baker

UK Team

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 

Freelance support

Jess Bee / Interact Editor 

Rob Taylor / NINE BEATS Core Team 

Mark Scandrette / NINE BEATS Core Team