Team Biographies

The BSCWT team is made up of many different people from a variety of churches around the Brentwood borough. Find out more about who’s who below.

Staff & Associates

Ian Kemble


Ian is a qualified teacher who was Head of History at a secondary school in Colchester. He has also worked for churches in Brentwood & Canada & is now part of Doddinghurst Road Community Church. Ian worked for BSCWT as an interim schools worker in 1999 & rejoined our staff in 2006 as part-time Director of Schools Work, overseeing the team of staff & associate workers. 

Sue Evans


Sue joined the staff in 2007 and works part-time in many primary schools as well as helping in secondary schools with year 7. She has previous teaching experience, a PhD in Philosophy and is part of Brentwood Baptist Church. 

Mary Thomas


 Mary is a qualified teacher and has worked for BSCWT since 1999. She works part-time in several secondary schools as well as helping with our year 6 work in primary schools. Mary is part of Doddinghurst Road Community Church. 

Rosie Graham


 Rosie joined our staff team in 2017. She works part-time in secondary schools and primary schools, having volunteered with us previously. She has a degree in Applied Theology from Moorlands Bible College and is part of Doddinghurst Road Community Church.   

Fiona Mason


Fiona has worked in many secretarial and administrative roles, has various relevant qualifications and joined our team in 2007 as part-time Administrator for BSCWT. She is part of St Paul’s Church, Bentley. 

Associate Workers

Working alongside our staff tea, we have a amazing group of dedicated Associate Workers who volunteer with us in schools.


The Trustees are drawn from several different churches and they oversee the work of BSCWT. 

Jeff Fair
Jeff is our Chair of Trustees. He is part of Sawyers Church and worked for many years in a local secondary school. 

Christine Drew
Christine was headteacher of an infant school and is part of Sawyers Church. 

Sally McMahon
Sally is a secondary school teacher. She is part of Brentwood Baptist Church. 

Joan Dewhirst
Joan is a retired teacher, as well as being one of our associate workers, and is part of Sawyers Church.

Kevin Gilderson
Kevin is part of Immanuel Church. 

Mick Bastable
Mick is part of Brentwood Baptist Church. 

Church Representatives

Our church reps help to keep the people in local churches informed about what BSCWT is doing. If your church doesn’t have a church rep, please let us know if you’d like to volunteer!