Our People

Who’s Who

Mark Bratton – Rector
Mark arrived in Berkswell in 2009 with his wife Emma and children Katy and Theo. Before that, he was Senior Chaplain at the University of Warwick. He is a former practising barrister and teaches medical ethics and law on a sessional basis at Warwick University Medical School of which he is an Associate Fellow.

Lizzy Holland – Curate
Diana Jackson – Churchwarden
Norton Clark – Churchwarden
Janet Roberts – Parish Administrator and PCC Secretary
Zoe Bell – Assistant Administrator
Peter Cross – Treasurer and PCC Member
Retired, now full time home manager. Worked for GEC Telecommunications for 36 years as a design engineer. Married to Dawn with three children, all now grown up. A chorister for 54 years and enjoys playing badminton.

Richard Hollingdale – Reader and co-opted PCC member
Steve Bell – Reader and PCC member
Mitch Holland – Director of Music
Mitch started his role at Berkswell in 2015. He currently runs the choir and the worship band at St John Baptist. Mitch is currently a visiting Lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, teaching Music and Musical Theatre, and is a choir director and piano teacher. Mitch is married to Lizzy, the curate at Berkswell.
Alastair Dymond – Assistant Warden and PCC Member
Stan Green – Assistant Warden
John and Pam Peake – Assistant Wardens
Chris and Margaret Powell – Assistant Wardens
Penny Stableforth – Assistant Warden

Alan Hanbury – Deanery Synod and ex-officio PCC Member
Retired sales engineering manager. Married for 46 years with two children and 4 grandchildren. Interests are football, dancing, allotment, DIY, walking, bird watching and babysitting. Member of church social committee, Berkswell society, museum committee and local theatre group.

Tom Walls – Deanery Synod and ex-officio PCC Member
Chris Powell – Deanery Synod and ex-officio PCC Member
Simon Aldis – PCC Member
Wendy Burns – PCC Member
Gill Harrison – PCC Member
I started attending Berkswell with my late husband in the late 1980s.I have been a member of the choir for 25 years. I live in Balsall Common and am one of The Bugle Team and a volunteer at the Police Shop

Barbara Magson– PCC Member
Simon Northover – PCC Member
Peter Ridley – PCC Member
Darren Robbins – PCC Member
Anne Short – PCC Member
Liz Whalley – PCC Member
Stuart Whalley – PCC Member



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