Fusion Team

Rich Wilson

Fusion Movement Leader

Rich loves students and God’s church and has championed the important role of local churches in student mission for over 25 years. He wants to invite a generation to A Call Less Ordinary.

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Luke Smith

Fusion Team Leader

Luke has worked with students in church for 20 years. He loves helping churches figure out how to reach students. He leads the Fusion team to keep them sharp and focused as they serve the local church.

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Miriam Swanson

Global Student Mission Leader

Miriam helps equip the church for student mission internationally. She's based in the USA and hungry to see young adults follow Jesus with all of who they are. 

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Pippa Elmes

Ministry Training Leader

Pippa supports those in church based student ministry to do their job really well. She loves challenging churches to work with students and equipping them to pioneer new mission opportunities to reach students.                     

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Rachel Sadler

Operations Manager

Rachel committed to a church at university using Student Linkup. She is now responsible for ensuring that Fusion runs effectively so a generation of students can experience university with Jesus at the centre.

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Jo Davis

Student Mission Developer

Jo is passionate about seeing the church thrive and be a place where people can meet Jesus. She works with churches across the West & Wales to equip them to reach and disciple students.

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Katie McLean

Regional Team Leader

It was at university that Katie learnt what it meant to follow Jesus, and she wants to see a generation of students invited to do the same. She loves it when students are bold in their faith and churches are creative in reaching students.

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Paul Eaton

Regional Team Leader

Paul found faith just before going to uni and became passionate about reaching his mates as a student. He loves seeing students find home in church and has a heart for welcoming international students.

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Victoria Seithel

Communications Developer

Viki loves raising up new leaders and is committed to sharing the hope-filled story of student mission with the churches she serves.

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Aaron Nayagam

Student Mission Developer

Aaron is passionate about equipping the local church to reach and raise the next generation to know Jesus, and in particular has a heart to invest in the South Asian churches in the UK.

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Katherine O'Shea

Regional Team Leader

Katherine tried church for the first time at drama school, her life was totally transformed by Jesus. She loves seeing students step out in sharing their faith and inspiring the church to invite every student.

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Emmie Burns

Regional Team Leader

Alongside leading the student work at her church in York, Emmie helps equip student ministries in reaching the thousands of students in their cities.

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Christa Lyth

Fusion Scotland Leader

Christa lives in Glasgow and is pioneering Fusion Scotland. She believes that Scotland will be transformed as local churches reach and disciple each generation of students.

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Mark Huskisson

Head of Operations

Mark is committed to helping the Church reach out and welcome every student. He is responsible for ensuring that the movement grows sustainably so that a whole generation has the opportunity to find a home in a local church while at uni.

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Funmi Akinola

Student Mission Developer

Funmi is passionate about churches growing and planting. She loves connecting with a diverse breadth of churches and seeing them thrive in creatively loving, welcoming and discipling students.

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Ed Earnshaw

Student Mission Developer

Ed’s faith came alive at uni and he gets excited when he sees students step out and grow in their faith. He now works with churches to help them welcome and disciple students.

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Maral Assadzadeh

Student Mission Developer

Maral is passionate about students because she first experienced God’s love at uni. She is part of the West & Wales Regional Team serving churches to reach the 99% of students who don't know Jesus.

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Josie Russell

Communications Administrator

Josie helps Fusion share its story through media and communications. She is passionate about seeing hope and creativity transform her town.

Sam Brown

Student Mission Developer

Sam had his life transformed by stepping into a leadership role at his church in his final year of university. He is committed to helping churches raise up other student leaders to share the transformational power of Jesus Christ.

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Jenni Wilson

Fusion Scotland Student Mission Developer

Jenni came to faith after a friend asked her to try church. She is passionate about all students finding home in church. She helps churches to meet and equip students to be all God has made them to be.

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Mollie Morrison

Student Mission Developer

Mollie started student ministry in her final year of university and is passionate about seeing students discover and grow in their God given callings.

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Ben Jackson

Student Mission Developer

Ben found Jesus at university by getting plugged into a local church. He now leads the South team in resourcing churches as they show more students Jesus for the first time.

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Barnaby Simpkin

Fusion Scotland Student Mission Developer

Barnaby’s faith came alive when he moved to university. He is passionate about seeing students find a place in their local church while at university. He helps churches to meet and equip students to step into their calling.

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Peter Bolton

Student Linkup Developer

Peter is committed to working alongside youth workers and church leaders across the North East to help see young people and students be equipped and encouraged through their time at university.

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Suzanna Ling

Church Relations Developer and Administration

Suzanna is passionate about seeing students come to know Jesus and find a home within church during their time at university. She connects with churches and helps equip them to support students in the best way they can.

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Holly Bisset

Church Relations Developer

Holly's faith was set on fire in her second year of university when she found community in her local church, and she's passionate about seeing all students come to know Jesus. Holly builds relationships with churches across the North East and helps to equip them.

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Lauren Fearn

Student Mission Developer

Lauren met Jesus at university, which radically changed her life. It is her conviction that every student should have the same opportunity to encounter God, discover what they are made for, and step into their purpose. 

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Esther Norris

Church Relations and Student Mission Developer

Esther loves seeing students get involved in the local church, serving and finding community. Esther does student work in her local church alongside reaching churches and students with Fusion.

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