Jon Charlton is the Project Manager for the current National Lottery Heritage Fund projects at the Minster and St Mary’s. Based in the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Regeneration and Funding team, Jon divides his working week between Bridlington and Beverley.
As well as keeping the current projects on target, Jon provides a link with important networks within the Council which is a key partner in the ‘Two Churches One Town’ project’s ambitions to protect the town’s heritage. Jon is also currently working with the team to develop future bids.
Jon previously led a £4.5m urban regeneration project centred on restoring and re-purposing a medieval gatehouse in North Sunderland. He has worked as a heritage and funding consultant and developed, managed and evaluated a wide range of heritage and conservation projects encompassing both built and natural heritage.
Malcolm Booth is Head of Finance for Two Churches One Town. A Chartered Accountant, he has spent his career in Finance working both in the Accounting Profession, for one of the big 4 firms, and in Manufacturing Industry.
He has recently retired from his role as the Regional Finance Director for Western Europe working for Jotun Paints, a Norwegian Coatings Group. Malcolm is an experienced CFO/Board member with strategic vision and expertise in managing companies.
Malcolm’s interests include travel, walking, cycling, gardening and philately. He is a member of the congregation at Beverley Minister and a former Chair of the Finance Committee.
Wilf Fowler is Company Secretary of Two Churches One Town. He has been a Chartered Secretary since 1986 and FCIS since 1992. Experienced in commercial and professional secretarial functions, having worked in both sectors for over 30 years.
A graduate of Bristol University, with an honours degree in History. Worked in a family tea planting business in Kenya for 8 years. Settled in UK in 1983 and worked in the Company Secretarial Department of International Distillers & Vintners Ltd, before settling in East Yorkshire in 1988 working as Company Secretary of ABI Caravans Limited and ABI Leisure Group plc for ten years. Moved to join Rollits LLP, solicitors in Hull, in 1998. Retired in March 2017 and now works in a governance role for St Mary’s NLHF Bosses Project team. Operates a consultancy business, mentoring small family owned and managed businesses.