Governance and Registered Status

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The Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education is a company limited by guarantee, registration number 5511503. Registered Office: 14 Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2QH. Follow this link to our Company House profile. The Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education is registered charity (No. 1111892). Follow this link to our Charity Commission profile.

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The governing body of Queen's consists of up to 14 members, four of whom are nominated by partner bodies and 10 are co-opted. Each is appointed for a three year (renewable) term of office.

Co-opted Governors

  • The Revd Kenneth Howcroft, President of the Governing Body (Methodist). Former President of Conference
  • Mr John Bell (Methodist). Business leader and former Vice-President of Conference
  • The Revd Claire Maxwell (Anglican), CEO Germinate
  • Dr Paul Stewart. Head of Training, Church of God of Prophecy
  • The Revd Lucy Winkett (Anglican). Rector, St. James, Piccadilly
  • Mrs Mavis Jones (Wesleyan Holiness Church)

Pending approval by the Ministries Committee of the Methodist Church

  • The Revd Chris Collins

Nominated Governors

  • The Ven. Simon Heathfield (Anglican). Archdeacon of Aston (West Midlands Bishops nominee)
  • Dr Rachel Jepson (Anglican). General Synod Representative, Birmingham Diocese.

Pending nomination by Methodist Council:

  • Professor Ken Mortimer
  • The Revd Helen Kirk