The Trustees oversee and are responsible in law for every aspect of the work of PTI. This includes all aspects of its governance and compliance – and ensuring sound financial practice at every stage.

Jeremy Marshall, Chairman

Jeremy works in banking, and is also a trustee of the London Theological Seminary, Friends International, Christianity Explored, and the Woodland Trust.

David Ide, Deputy Chairman

David directs an extensive Christian literature programme in Europe and Russia, which he also supports with a preaching and teaching ministry in many countries. David’s professional life as a building contractor has involved him in many church building projects.

Chris Embleton-Smith

Chris was brought up in Argentina and after a short service commission in the Royal Artillery he managed a factory in Mozambique. A surveyor by profession, he has worked with many overseas institutions in the City of London where he attended and benefited from the teaching ministry at St Helens Bishopsgate. Prior to PTI’s inception, he organised a succession of book ministry projects in Uganda, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Mike Taylor

Mike was a metallurgist specialising in precious metals and nickel alloys for nearly fifty years. He opened up a sales and production plant in South Africa where he had the privilege of working with the late Martin Holdt. He currently serves as an elder at Christchurch, Fetcham, and is also a volunteer with Christian Books Worldwide.  Mike buys the books for PTI.