Meet the team

Sally Duffy

Current Role:

Head of Business, Finance and Support

What I'm passionate about:

Our church family! I joined the KingsGate team in 2005 but volunteered a day a week in 2004. I used to be a Project Accountant for a Pharmaceutical Company in Cambridge.

Interesting fact:

I'm the proud owner of over 10 gerry cans!

David Robertson

Current Role:

Executive Pastor & Centre Overseer

What I'm passionate about:

David oversees KingsGate Leicester and he is also responsible for Leadership Development and Safeguarding across the whole of KingsGate, as well as overseeing the ministries of KingsGate Peterborough.

Interesting fact:

He and his wife, Heather, have three grown-up children and in his spare time David loves to be with his family, especially his three grandchildren, as well as enjoying fixing motorbikes and generally building things.

Jasmine Allen

Current Role:

Head of Connect, Media and Communications

What I'm passionate about:

Interesting fact:

Heather Robertson

Current Role:

Head of Area Pastor Team & Next Gen ministries.

What I'm passionate about:

Meeting new people, hanging out with family, drinking coffee, spending time in the garden, cycling and paddle-boarding.I have 3 children, all grown up and married, and 3 grandchildren to date. I love FaceTiming them all.

Interesting fact:

I once fell through the stage during an Easter Service!

Jim Thody

Current Role:

Head of Pastoral Support Ministries

What I'm passionate about:

Jim oversees life events at KingsGate, such as baby dedications, baptisms, marriages and funerals; support into marriages and parenting, as well as counselling and key courses like Alpha, Celebrate Recovery and the Commitment Course.

Interesting fact:

He has been married to Sue for over 35 years, and they have two lovely daughters, now married, and two energetic grandsons! Jim loves spending time with family and enjoys watching wildlife, photography & walks in the countryside.

Sharon Keogh

Current Role:

Head of Community Action

What I'm passionate about:

Sharon is responsible for Community Action across the whole of KingsGate.

Interesting fact:

Sharon is married to Paul and they have 2 grown up children. In her spare time, Sharon volunteers in her local community on several projects and loves planning holidays.

Simon Benn

Current Role:

Head of Worship

What I'm passionate about:

Simon heads up the Worship Department, which includes overseeing the worship teams in all locations, with help from an army of great colleagues, students, interns and volunteers. He is based in Peterborough, where he lives with his wife Hannah, and their 3 children - Joel, Josiah & Esther.

Interesting fact:

As a self-confessed foodie, he loves to spend some cooking (and subsequently eating!). He has also inherited an appreciation for big, bold, new world red wines, single malt whisky, which he loves to enjoy with friends (in moderation, of course) in front of his new log burner. Perhaps one day this picture of near perfection will be completed by a Dalmation - probably just the one though.