Sheila Stephen (Chair)

Sheila’s academic background is in Biblical Studies, Social Theory & Institutions and Counselling. She is a professional counsellor, clinical supervisor and trainer. She has written materials for youth and children’s ministry for several years and has run training courses in a variety of settings. She has many years of experience in women’s ministry in local churches and at a national level; and has authored numerous articles on pastoral care and women’s and children’s issues. She has been an innovator and pioneer in the voluntary sector and is Trustee for a number of charities, formerly of a UK mission agency.