Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) Trustees are responsible for the work, assets and property of the yearly meeting.

The role and responsibilities of Britain Yearly Meeting Trustees are describe in more detail Quaker faith & practice Chapter 8 (offsite link).

The 70 area meetings also appoint trustees at local level. There is a separate page for area meeting trustees.

Trustees' annual review, annual report and financial statements for the year ending 2018

Minutes and papers

Non-confidential minutes of Britain Yearly Meeting Trustees' meetings are available from the Recording Clerk's Office. Please contact Helen Griffith on 020 7663 1161 or


Current trustees

  • Caroline Nursey (Clerk) (London West Area Meeting)
  • David Olver (Assistant Clerk) (Craven & Keighley Area Meeting)
  • Linda Batten (Treasurer) (Sheffield & Balby Area Meeting)
  • Georgina Bailey (London West Area Meeting)
  • Alison Breadon (Wirral & Chester Area Meeting)
  • Sarah Donaldson (Manchester & Warrington Area Meeting)
  • Nick Eyre (Lincolnshire Area Meeting)
  • Ellie Harding (Central England Area Meeting)
  • Carolyn Hayman (North West London Area Meeting)
  • Alastair Reid (West Scotland Area Meeting)
  • Hazel Shellens (Cambridgeshire Area Meeting)
  • Graham Torr (Kingston & Wandsworth Area Meeting)
  • Frances Voelcker (North Wales Area Meeting)
  • Christine Willmore (Bristol Area Meeting)

Contact us

Caroline Nursey
Clerk of Trustees