Jeff is the senior leader of Life Church, Lancashire in Burnley and has been part of the leadership for 30 years including the last 20 years as Senior Minister.
He has overseen the church move into a £3 million purpose built centre, is passionate about education, community transformation and greater opportunity for all.
Over the last 20 years he has visited Crimea, Ukraine, Poland, Serbia and Spain many times running leadership training conferences and supporting community projects.
Married to Trish, Jeff has one son Matt, two stepchildren and two grandsons. He is a keen golfer, coffee drinker and boyhood Sunderland AFC fan.