Robin Barden appointed Director of New Opportunities
The Principal and Trustees of Ridley Hall are pleased to announce that from October 2019 Robin Barden, our current Dean of Lay Ministry, will move into the role of Director of New Opportunities. As Director of New Opportunities Robin will be responsible for initiating and developing key strategic projects for Ridley in the UK and internationally.
The principal of Ridley Hall, Michael Volland, said, 'Robin has played a central role in the development of lay ministry training at Ridley Hall, in particular the growth and expansion of RLM, our ministerial training programme for lay leaders specialising in children, youth, family and pioneer ministry. Building on this success and in line with our vision to be a beacon of Christian learning and formation in the UK and beyond, we are delighted that Robin will be leading on a number of exciting new projects.'
Ridley's Chair of Trustees, Mark Spelman, said, 'At this exciting time for Ridley Hall, Robin's experience and skill-set are a huge asset to the College as we seek to grow and develop in response to the ministerial training needs of the church, both nationally and internationally.'