Andrew Beale

Andrew Beale

Chair

Andrew has been a trustee of Youthscape since 2007, and chair of the board since 2009. He is the Managing Director of Beales Hotels, a family business that dates back eight generations to 1769 (www.bealeshotels.co.uk). Youthscape has been a big part of Andrew's life – he describes it as "an amazing organisation filled with brilliant people, and with such an exciting future." When not doing any of the above, he can be found messing about on the River Great Ouse in his boat, or walking and climbing in the Alps. He lives in North London with his family.

Nenadi Adamu

Nenadi Adamu

Nenadi has worked in human services for over a decade in various capacities. She has a background in Law from an overseas jurisdiction and worked for the Citizens Advice Bureau, first as a volunteer adviser and then as a money adviser for over ten years. She has a strong interest in youth and young people’s transitions and did a PhD on the involvement of young people in the informal economy. Nenadi worked as a volunteer advocate for people with learning disabilities, and is currently a volunteer money coach with Christians Against Poverty in conjunction with Luton Christian Fellowship. She now teaches applied social studies at the local University. She is married and has two young children.

Christine Boyd

Christine Boyd

Christine retired from teaching in 2010 after a career spanning 35 years. She spent her entire career in Luton, firstly at Denbigh Junior, then Sacred Heart Primary, and finally St Margaret of Scotland Primary where she was headteacher for 18 years. A reader and Eucharistic Minister at Holy Family and St Jonn’s Catholic Church, she has been married to James for 43 years, and they have two grown up sons and one granddaughter. Her other interests include golf, cooking, reading and travel, and she's currently the junior organiser at South Beds Golf Club. Christine has been a trustee for four years.

Revd Andy Gardner

Revd Andy Gardner

After a long career in ‘High Tech’ and having been part of Soul Survivor Watford Church since it started, Andy made the short journey up the M1 and is now Curate at St. Mary’s Church in Luton.  He is married to Joanna who is a teacher, has two grown up sons and enjoys hill walking and Scuba diving (but not both at the same time). Andy studied Physics at university and has recently completed a Theology degree at St. Mellitus college. He is passionate about helping young people be the best that they can be and is looking forward to bringing his experience in both business and church leadership to the Youthscape board.

Rev Tim Lomax

Rev Tim Lomax

After being a Vicar in Shrewsbury for almost six years, Tim became Director of Mission in the Diocese of St Albans in 2016. He leads the Mission Department which is made up of three teams - Youth and Children, Flourishing Churches and Reaching New People.  Tim is also a musician, author and song / hymn writer. He is married to Kate who is Vicar of St Paul’s in Luton and they have three teenage children.  Tim supports his home town football team Stoke City and enjoys walking his Black Labrador Max, holidays, music, theatre and meals with family and friends.  He is passionate about enabling people of all ages and backgrounds to encounter Jesus and experience God’s love at work for good in their lives.