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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 creative consultant, lyricist, and documentary/filmmaker. He has worked in 45+ countries, telling stories of change through film, music, and the arts - and also has extensive experience of developing creative ways into the Bible in different cultures. He joined Lifewords in 2007. Alongside his international role in overseeing creative development, he is the founder and Executive Producer of the NINE BEATS Collective.

Contact Steve for Lifewords leadership team, creative development, and 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: Lifewords leadership team, legacies, finance, UK operations 

John Harris

UK Board of Trustees

Liz Heyburn (Chair)

Robin Baker

Mark Hurley

Jo Jowett

Bev Thomas

Danielle Welch

International Executive Team

Jarek Jankowski / Global Bible Resources Director [Poland]

Clenir dos Santos / Pavement Project Director [Brazil]

Dan Hardie / Australia & NZ Director [Australia]

UK Team

Kris Calver / UK Head of Production 

Matt Currey / UK Development Manager

Elizabeth King / UK Supporter Engagement Lead 

Sarah Harris / UK Accounts and Office Administrator

Clare Doughty / UK Supporter and Communications Executive

Wing Lee / UK Supporter Relations Assistant

Freelance Support

Jess Bee / Interact Editor 

Rob Taylor / NINE BEATS Core Team