Leadership Team

Meet our senior staff
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Mike Mason

Director

As Director, I oversee the day-to-day running of Lee Abbey London. What I enjoy most is helping people develop new life skills and get the most out of their experience of living and working here.

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Flora Mason

Pastoral Coordinator

I’m married to Mike and have been at Lee Abbey London for two years. I help with pastoral care and the administration of Lee Abbey.

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Hilary Holness

House Manager

I have a background in NHS Management and the Hospitality Industry.  I joined the team in 2016 and love working here.  I’ve spent the last 3 winters travelling abroad so I am missing the sun a little bit.

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Chris Barry

HR Manager

I joined the community in 1998 and I met my wife, Monika, here. I’m from South Africa. I love meeting people from around the world and seeing them grow in their faith through being part of this community.

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Matthew Kent-Lemon

Facilities Manager

I like to ensure that our facilities are well looked after and am constantly looking for ways to improve the living spaces. I love anything to do with the outdoors, I especially enjoy a good bonfire.

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Tim Pfeiffer

Accommodation Manager

I’m a transplant to the UK from the US, via the Netherlands and Israel. I enjoy jazz, Ethiopian coffee, London markets and curried goat with rice and peas.

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Martyn Burt

Accountant

I am a Chartered Management Accountant and joined in May 2017.  I love sport and contemporary worship and usually play guitar or bass. I am married to Jenny and we live in Kent where we enjoy the outdoor life with our 2 dogs.

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Chris Bates

Head of Maintenance

I love reaching people for Christ through music ministry. I’ve always enjoyed fixing things since I was a kid and loved travelling and meeting people from all round the world. I’m also a hardcore Marvel fan so stop me for a chat about that anytime.

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Annabelle Lee

Marketing Coordinator

I joined in August 2017. I’m responsible for publicity, advertising and updating the website and social media. I love playing and listening to music, and baking.

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Laura Simmons

Reception Team Leader

I am a Londoner with a background in teaching, social housing and care management. I love sharing my skills and helping other people excel to be the best they can be.

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Joanna Knight

Housekeeper

I am from the little island of Jersey and my background is in Chemical and Process Engineering. I’ve wanted to live and work in London for the last 15 years so I’m very grateful to be given the opportunity to lead Lee Abbey’s incredible House Team.

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Caroline Oldfield

Fundraiser

I’m a ‘people person’ so it’s a joy and a delight to work at Lee Abbey and meet people from all over the world. I love travelling, history, and long walks in the countryside.

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Catherine Jeffery

Deputy Housekeeper

David and I have been married for 40 years and joined the team in September 2018. I spent 29 years volunteering and working in primary & secondary schools as a teaching assistant, until last year when we took a gap year to travel the world. Being here at Lee Abbey London, I’m still meeting the world.

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David Jeffery

Deputy Head of Maintenance

Board of Trustees

London Board

As a charity, the work of Lee Abbey London is supported and led by our trustees, who are:

Professor Sandy Pepper
Miss Emma Holland
Ms Fiona Nouri
Ms Lynda Taylor
Revd Canon Yemi Ladipo
Revd Dr Sam Cappleman