Chairperson: John Tasker MA
John is involved in building multicultural churches. He is a lay minister in the Diocese of London and has been a Commissary of the Bishop of Angola and a trustee of MANNA since 2009.
He first went to Angola on a parish visit with his wife Anne in 2005, and returned with a passion for developing mutually-supportive relationships within the world church. This led to being diocesan twinning officer for the ALMA Partnership between the Anglican Churches of Angola, London, and Mozambique for ten years. He continues to visit the Anglican Church in Angola frequently.
John has a background in business systems strategy, and has just completed a masters in theology with Church Mission Society (CMS), focusing on pioneer mission. His dissertation looked at the missional opportunities in engaging with diaspora communities in London. He also works with diaspora churches nationally as a trustee of Missio Africanus, and locally as chair of trustees of an ecumenical mission project. He and Anne are both involved in mission with multicultural communities in inner London, and enjoy walking in beautiful places when they find spare time.