Fusion Team

Rich Wilson

Fusion Movement Leader

Rich is responsible for creating strategy that builds partnerships and grows the work of Fusion. He lives in Loughborough, married to Ness and supports Man City.                              

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Luke Smith

Fusion Team Leader

Luke loves people and he loves a good team. He lives in York and is married to Hannah. He likes golf and cheese.                                                                                                                 

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Miriam Swaffield

Global Student Mission Leader

Miriam helps equip the church to share Jesus with students in Europe and beyond. She lives in Middlesbrough, loves her neighbours and thinks she can surf.

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Pippa Elmes

Ministry Training Leader

Pippa leads the student work team for Fusion who support and train student workers. She lives in York, is married to Al and loves watching and being in musicals.                                   

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Rachel Neep

Operations Manager

Rachel is responsible for the day to day running of Fusion's operations. She loves serving the team in all they do and helping to facilitate Fusion's big vision. 

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Alan Taylor

Regional Team Leader

Alan’s role is to draw churches across Europe into a vision for a spiritual awakening in the unis. He lives in Manchester with his wife Ruth and two children.

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Jo Davis

Student Mission Developer

Jo lives in Manchester and works for Fusion in encouraging students to live for Jesus at uni. She loves language and spends most of her time in a swimming pool.

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Caroline Harmon

Fuse Editor

Caroline edits Fuse, Fusion’s biannual print magazine. She lives in Loughborough and still gets very excited each autumn when a new wave of freshers arrive in her church.

Grace McSharry

Comms Administrator

Grace works to update and inspire you through Fusion's digital media. She loves to lead worship with her husband Dan, and feeding people her latest kitchen experiments.

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Katie McLean

Regional Team Leader

Katie’s role with Fusion is to linkup students and churches. You’ll find Katie on the student team at Trent Vineyard, by the seaside or taking photos anywhere and everywhere.

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Adam Mitchell-Baker

Regional Team Leader

Adam leads one of the Regional Teams for Fusion. He also works part-time as the student leader at G2 church in York and is married to Sarah.                                         

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Paul Eaton

Student Mission Developer

Paul is a southerner at heart but lives and works in Manchester. He loves to travel and see students living passionately with Jesus. He also enjoys sport (competition).

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Viki Taylor

Student Mission Developer

Viki is a part of the student mission team and is based in Sheffield. Her favourite things are huskies, the ocean and buying too many notebooks.

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Aaron Nayagam

Student Mission Developer

Aaron is based in Liverpool and is Fusion’s Asian church networker. He’s passionate about seeing his generation meet Jesus and is a cricket fan.

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Michael Wadsworth

Fusion Training Developer

Michael develops Fusion’s internal and external training. He also studies Theology part time and is part of an experimental church plant in Derby.

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Katherine O'Shea

Student Mission Developer

Katherine wants to see drama schools transformed by Jesus. She's lives in Sidcup and is the student worker at New Community Church.

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Emmie Burns

Church Relations Developer

Emmie is based in York and connects with churches. She is studying psychology and loves building relationships with students around her city. 

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Christa Lyth

Fusion Scotland Leader

Christa lives in Glasgow and is Pioneering Fusion Scotland. She's passionate about seeing Scotland transformed by Jesus & loves adventuring.

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Beth Kelsall

Student Linkup Developer

Beth helps prepare young people for uni with Student Linkup. She’s married to Dave and loves using baking as an excuse to eat buttercream.

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Mark Huskisson

Head of Operations

Mark comes from international business development to help shape global growth strategy and nurture the leadership across Fusion.

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Nathaniel Alsop

Admin Assistant

Nathaniel helps with admin in the Loughborough office. He loves serving his local church Open Heaven and playing a plethora of different sports throughout the year.

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Funmi Akinola

Student Mission Developer

Funmi is part of the student mission team and has a heart for her generation to encounter Gods love. She lives in Oxford, enjoys singing and loves meeting new people.

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Alfie Eccles

Fusion Norway Partner

Alfie moved to Norway from London in 2016. He's passionate about seeing all churches in Norway feeling ready to send, reach and disciple students. 

Ed Earnshaw

Church Relations Developer

Ed lives in Nottingham and is part of the church relations team. He is also a student worker at Trent Vineyard, self-proclaimed Pub Quiz aficionado, and Tottenham fan.

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Helene Lilleore

Fusion Intern

Helene is an intern at Fusion. She is a Danish student, has a longing to see God transforming hearts, and she loves avocado on rye bread.


Maral Assadzadeh

Student Mission Developer

Maral lives in Manchester and is passionate about students finding their way back home. She studies Kingdom Theology, LOVES languages and chocolate.

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Josie Russell

Fusion Comms Volunteer

Josie is a placement student in Loughborough. She's passionate about seeing creativity transform her town.

Alys Tarr

Student Mission Developer

Alys is based in York. She has a passion for training student workers, and is involved with Fusion's ministry training pathways.                                            

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