Board of Trustee's & Management

Rev Kevin Vicker - Chair

In addition to being the chair of the board of Trustee's of The Matthew Tree Project Kevin is also Pastor of Owen Street Mission in St George and manages the Great George Street Mission building for the Bristol City Mission Society. Before becoming a minister Kevin was a bank manager and is a qualified bookkeeper. Kevin is married with two children and has a real passion for those in need.

Sue Baic MSc RD RNutr
Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist

Sue Baic is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist and a member of the British Dietetic Association and the Nutrition Society. Sue has a special interest promoting healthy lifestyles for  the prevention and management under nutrition and health problems such as heart disease. 

Sue has 25 years experience in the NHS and 10 years as a lecturer in Nutrition at the University of Bristol. Sue has worked as part of Food Inside Out offering nutrition and cookery courses to clients of the The Matthew Tree Project and is the author of the book 'Nutrition for Dummies.'

Nigel Goodway

Nigel a retired company owner and engineer is a Trustee of The Matthew Tree Project. Born in 1939 and married to his beloved wife, Sylvia for over 50 years, Nigel has been an active member of Elim Pentecostal Church, Keynsham for over 32 years and before that was a member of Elim Church in Stokes Croft. Nigel and Sylvia were both born in Bristol and during their married life have lived in the Bedminster, Brislington, Long Ashton and Kingwood areas of the city. They are both dedicated Christians since their teenage years and are blessed with three children and ten grandchildren.

Below are details of three new trustees were proposed and approved at the last trustee meeting on 27 March 2017:

Susan Brooks

Susan is the Filwood Food Plus Centre Manager. Sue is very compassionate and lives and works in Filwood, bringing a wealth of local knowledge and understanding to the board of trustees.

More to follow soon...

Roger Wooldridge

Roger is a recently retired head teacher who was born and lives in Birmingham. Roger is passionate for social justice in Birmingham and is one of the team we are in discussion with to launch The Matthew Tree Project 'ReBuilding Lives' model in the midlands.

More to follow soon...   

Angelina Shoemake

Angelina is the Community Fund Manager for St Monica Trust in Bristol and has been working with The Matthew Tree Project as a strategic partner organisation since 2013.

More to follow soon...



If you are interested in applying to become a trustee of The Matthew Tree Project, please send an e-mail, explaining why you would like to help us, to:




Charity Director & Founder of TMTP

 

Mark Goodway

Mark; born in Brislington, Bristol in 1965; founded The Matthew Tree Project in July 2010. Previously to his time with the charity, Mark was the CEO of his own media company which traded internationally. Mark is a member of Bristol's Fairness Commission Panel and has an advisory role to the Public Inquiry into Food Poverty and Hunger (all party parliamentary group co-chaired by Frank Field MP and the Bishop of Truro). Mark also represents The Matthew Tree Project as a member of Bristol's Joint Planning Board for Welfare Reform and Advice Provision. Mark has three sons, Ben (28), Luke (27) & Samuel (24) and was appointed as CEO on 1st January 2012.