Leadership Team

Meet our senior staff
Chris Barry

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.


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.


Martyn Burt


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.


Abraham Lawal Isah

Facilities Manager

As a Facilities Project Manager, I enjoy solving problems and taking care of Health and Safety issues. I love music and play the piano and bass guitar. I have been a music director for 15 years. I love and play contemporary gospel, jazz and African gospel praise. I am a people person and an excellent communicator. I am originally from Nigeria .


Karen Roach

Fundraising and Communications Manager

I’m originally from the beautiful island of Jamaica. I enjoy meeting and building relationships with people from various cultures and backgrounds so it’s a joy to to work at Lee Abbey London. I’m passionate about fundraising, cooking, reading and cycling.


Olive Pohlmann


I am from Dublin, Ireland, but spent most of my life in South Africa. I have a background in hospitality and administration. To live and work in this beautiful area of London with International Students and Community and watch them grow is a huge privilege.

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
Mr Paul van Rossum