Richard and Jo Jackson joined the team in 2010 to manage Dalesdown, becoming Executive Directors of Family Foundations Trust in 2014. They have operational responsibility for Family Foundations Trust, including management of Dalesdown and Children Worldwide. Both have wide experience of being part of Church leadership teams are active children’s and youth workers in West Sussex.
Richard is an experienced business analyst and project manager with over 30 years experience of working in the public sector with the Metropolitan Police and Home Office. His projects included working for the Olympic Security Directorate, preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games. He Chairs the European Support Group for CCI Worldwide and is a Director of conservation charity Steyning Downland Scheme. Richard is Secretary of the West Sussex Prayer Breakfast and teaches English as a foreign language.
Jo is a career Christian children’s worker. Prior to joining FFT she worked as a Director for Youth for Christ, leading the team at the YFC Centre in Epping Forest, visiting over 40 schools in Essex and East London, alongside streetwork and evangelism projects. Jo leads the Children’s work at The Hub Beeding where she is also an active Youth Leader.
Richard was accredited as a Baptist lay preacher by the London Baptist Preachers Association in 1998. Based in Horsham, West Sussex, Jo and Richard regularly speak to Churches or Christian groups about the work of FFT. For further information or to book a speaker, contact the office. Click here for details.