Your completed application form, reference and photo must be received by the Foundation before 12thFebruary 2024 for consideration in March 2024 Trustees’ Meeting

When you have pressed the “Submit” button at the end of the application form you will receive by email a copy of your form. Your completed form will also be sent to your referee and to the Foundation.

If you have any questions or difficulties with submitting the form, please email the LTOF Executive Secretary (

Our trustees

Martyn Percy

Chair of Trustees

From 2014 to 2022, the Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy was the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, one of University of Oxford’s largest colleges, as well as being Dean of the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Oxford.

Jane Grenfell

Jane has a degree in History and Politics from Keele University. She worked at the Charity Commission for nearly three decades, taking up roles as head of registration, head of policy and guidance…

Mandy Marshall

Mandy Marshall is the Director for Gender Justice at the Anglican Communion Office. Mandy is the link Director for the global Anglican Safe Church Commission, the International Anglican Women’s Network and the International …

Tariro Matsveru

The Rev’d Tariro Julian Matsveru was born in Zimbabwe and moved to the UK in 2006. She lives in Birmingham Diocese and was  an ordinand at Cranmer Hall, part of St John’s…

Jane B Namurye

Jane B Namurye holds a MA in Peace Studies and International Relations from the Catholic University of East Africa and a BA in Community Development and Business Administration from…

Mark Nam

Mark is a British-born Chinese Anglican priest serving in the Diocese of Bristol in the Church of England. He is a trustee with SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge) and a core member of CARG…

Our Executive team

Stephanie Lewis-Grey

Executive Secretary

Stephanie currently lives with her husband on the south coast of England.  In addition to her duties as Executive Secretary of the Li Tim-Oi Foundation, she is the Administrator… 

Christina Rees


Christina Rees is a writer, broadcaster and school chaplain. She was a member of the General Synod of the Church of England for 25 years and a founder member of the Archbishops’ Council, the…

Bridget Harvard

Head of Development

Bridget Havard has worked in senior roles in the fundraising sector for over twenty years, with a focus on faith-based educational institutions…..

Life President

Revd Canon Christopher Hall

Honorary Life President

Christopher was born in Hong Kong where his father was the Bishop. Bishop R O Hall ordained Li Tim-Oi a ‘Priest of God’ in China on 25th January 1944, the first woman priest in the worldwide Anglican Communion….

Our Patrons

The Most Revd Paul Kwong

Archbishop Emeritus of Hong Kong

We think of Li Tim-Oi as the saintly daughter of the Church in Hong Kong. It was in our St John’s Cathedral that she heard God’s call to serve him, and where she was ordained Deacon on Ascension Day 1941….

The Right Revd Libby Lane

Bishop of Derby

We celebrate the life-changing work of the Foundation set up in Li Tim-Oi’s name. The Foundation provides the resources for education that have enabled hundreds of women to respond to God’s call…

The Right Revd Victoria Matthews

Bishop in the Anglican Church of Canada and former Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand

Tim-Oi’s legacy is to call all women to be themselves and to celebrate the love of God in Jesus Christ, and to do that in a loving and accepting way, and so to invite people into a greater…

The Revd Margaret Sentamu

Priest in the Church of England

As a former Trustee and Chair, I have journeyed with the Foundation for nearly 30 years and seen how faithful God has been. I continue to champion and support the work of the Foundation to resource …

Dr Jane Williams

Theologian and Writer

Women always have been and always will be responsible and committed disciples of Christ. But how much more effective their witness could be with just a little more support, investment and training? This Foundation…

The Most Revd Rowan Williams

Former Archbishop of Canterbury

The role of women in educating and building up civil society in the developing world is increasingly recognised as crucially important, and it is an area where the Church has a central contribution to make….

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