Benedict worked as a lawyer in the City for many years, before undertaking training at London Seminary from 2012 to 2015. He then taught the biblical languages there until 2018. He is currently working on a PhD dissertation in Cambridge on John Owen's "Doctrine of the Saints' Perseverance." He is married and has two grown up children
Hugh has been the pastor at Great Ellingham Reformed Baptist Church since 1996, having studied at the seminary from 1993-95. He is married to Lois and they have four children.
Spencer Cunnah – Chairman
Spencer is the Pastor of Kensit Evangelical Church, which shares a site with London Seminary. He previously pastored churches in Sheffield and Swansea. He became a Christian when he was sixteen years old through a youth Bible study, which he had attended since he was thirteen. He teaches for one month every two years in Lokichoggio, Kenya with the Middle East Reformed Fellowship, training pastors, many of whom come from South Sudan. He is married to Wendy and has two grown up children, Matthew and David.
David Earl – SECRETARY
David has been Pastor of Marston Neighbourhood Church in Oxford from when it started in 2003. His parents were missionaries in South Korea and he is deeply grateful to God for the Christian upbringing they gave him. It was when training as a doctor that he sensed God’s call to Christian ministry. He went to train at London Seminary with the support of Woodstock Road Baptist Church, Oxford, and then served as a pastor there from 1995 to 2003. He is involved in the University Christian Union as chair of the OICCU Standing Committee. He is married to Hemara and they have six children.
Gwynne started working life as an apprentice motor fitter, and was working with Shell Mex and BP when he left to attend Bible College in 1975. He attended the South Wales Bible College for three years and then returned to industry while working as an elder at his home church, Memorial Hall Cardiff. He was Pastor of Droylsden Independent Church, Manchester from 1984-1999, and then of Hayes Town Chapel, Middlesex from 1999-2016. He is now an elder in Hayes Town Chapel. He has been an EFCC (Evangelical Fellowship of Congregational Churches) committee member since 1985, and is a trustee of the Bible Teaching Trust and CCIW (Christian Camps in Wales). He is married to Shirley, and they have three daughters and eight grandchildren.
Philip was born into a Christian home and came to assurance of salvation aged twelve. He was awarded degrees in Biblical languages, literature and Theology from the Universities of Wales, Cambridge and London, specialising in Hebrew and Old Testament. He served Welsh Presbyterian churches and then was Pastor of Kensit Evangelical Church for over twenty-five years. He was involved with Martyn Lloyd-Jones in the setting up of London Seminary, teaching biblical theology and languages, becoming principal in 1997 and retiring in 2009. He still lectures and preaches in many parts of the world, has written numerous works including The Great Exchange, and a recent two volume commentary on the Psalms, attends with Jenny and family Borras Park Church, Wrexham, and enjoys piano, organ and four grandchildren.
Jeremy Marshall – Treasurer
Jeremy worked for many years in banking; until 2016 he was CEO of C.Hoare and Co. He is also Chairman of Christianity Explored, Pastor Training International and Christian Books Worldwide.
Irving was saved at the age of fourteen in 1959. He graduated from Oxford University in Mathematics; taught for many years at Monkton Combe School; was Chairman of Mathematics in Education and Industry; was called to the gospel ministry while a member at Widcombe Baptist Church, Bath; trained at London Seminary; pastored in Chippenham, Durban (South Africa); is currently Pastor of Birchleigh BC in Kempton Park RSA. He is Director of African Pastors Conferences; on the Boards of African Christian University and Mukhanyo College; was Chairman of the Board of London Seminary for a little more than ten years until early 2015.
Brian is an elder at Kensit Evangelical Church, Finchley, north London. He was the first Secretary of London Seminary and has been involved with the seminary since its inception.
A native Welshman, Andrew was Minister of Naunton Lane Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Cheltenham for ten years. He is currently leading Oxford Evangelical Presbyterian Church, which is a church plant of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of England and Wales. Andrew lectures on Church Government and Paedobaptism at the Seminary. He is married to Davinia and has four daughters.