Officers

Peter Ashcroft

Peter Ashcroft is the Project Manager for the current National Lottery Heritage Fund projects at the Minster and St Mary’s. He was formerly Head of Planning & Development Management East Riding of Yorkshire Council, but since 2016 has been employed by them on a part-time basis to assist with the projects’ delivery.

As well as keeping the current projects on target, Peter provides important networks within the Council who are a key partner in the ‘Two Churches One Town’ project’s ambitions to protect the town’s heritage.

Peter has worked in Beverley for 30 years and is keen to ensure the town’s two major churches are restored and fulfil their prominent role in Beverley’s economic, social and environmental prosperity.

Malcolm Booth

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

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.

Anne Mansfield

Anne Mansfield is Treasurer for 2COTS.  A retired Company Director, Anne worked in the IT industry supplying computer systems and software to Solicitors and other legal entities.  Anne headed up the Support Desk, Training, Consultancy, Project Management and the Installation team and was a  champion for good customer care.  

Anne has been Treasurer for St Marys for five years, and is also Clerk to the Wardens, and takes an active part in the life of the Church.