Brass Tacks Directors

Sam Philips

Sam is a Chartered Civil Engineer and has spent 40 years in Consultancy.  He has a longstanding interest in mission and has visited mission workers in Africa, India, Pakistan and Hong Kong as well as in Europe. He is a Board member and Trustee of the North West Zambia Development Trust which has developed the Zengamina hydro-electric scheme for Kalene Mission Hospital and its surrounding District and visits Zambia annually since 2005.  Sam is a member and Home Group Leader of Scrabo Hall Church, Newtownards, N Ireland.

David Thorp

David has been a volunteer working on several projects working in Zambia at Mambilima on the school building for children with special needs and also at Kalene Mission hospital operating theatre. He is a chartered building surveyor.

Paul Trotman

Paul, formerly a draughtsman, is now director of a property maintenance company. He is in fellowship at Litchard Mission Church.

Colin Haxton

Colin is employed in finance for the hiring of equipment for the construction industry. He serves as an elder at Kirkliston Community Church.

Jim Armstrong

Jim is General Director of Echoes International, an organisation which supports the work of the Gospel worldwide.

Alan Park, Executive Director

Alan has been a missionary for 20 years in Central Africa and is now in fellowship at Baillieston Gospel Church. Alan is a member of the Advisory Council of Echoes International. Sheila, Alan’s wife works as administrator for Brass Tacks.