Trustee Board & Advisory Council

Board Chair Nik Hookey interacting with Ukrainian students during one of Chrysolis’ projects.


Chrysolis is legally governed by its board of trustees, to whom the Director is acccountable. Our board reports to the UK Charity Commission. We also have a group of advisors, or ‘Council of Reference’, who provide input and guidance in their areas of expertise.

Board of Trustees

  • Chairman: Nik Hookey, Pastor of Newcastle Baptist Church
  • TreasurerTrevor Raaff, former accountant with Michelin and current Priest-in-Charge of St Michael’s Church, Linby and St James Church, Papplewick.
  • Secretary: Hannah Giddings, Stroke Fellow at Wirral University Teaching Hospital.
  • Krisztina Mair, Assistant Team Leader, UCCF Midlands.
  • Caitlin Ormiston, MBA, former Special Projects Officer, IFES.
  • Stephen Humpreys, Head of Product Development, Huntswood CTC.


Council of Reference

  • Lindsay Brown, International Director of the Lausanne Movement for World Evangelization.
  • Liz Dumain, former England Director of Youth for Christ, current Assistant Director of Mission for the Church of England’s Birmingham Diocese.
  • Rick Richardson, Director of the MA in Evangelism and Leadership at Wheaton College.
  • Ashley Cooper, Senior Pastor of Swanbank Methodist Church and leader of NXT Ministries.
  • Mike York, Romania Team Leader for IFES.


Advisory Council member Lindsay Brown talking about cultural connection at Chrysolis’ 2017 Engage Conference.
(Chrysolis is UK Registered Charity 1152787)