Operations Director

Following a 20 year career in the IT Industry, David worked as Clerk to the Governors at a local Further Education College before joining Saltmine in 2014.

Creative Arts Coordinator

Studying English and Drama at Royal Holloway College, Joanna is one of our longest serving staff members and works to get us and you to the right place at the right time.


After serving for 12 years on the Spring Harvest leadership team, speaking and event planning for the largest Christian Conference in Europe. Rachael then moved on to get her Masters in Applied Theology and Leadership before joining us in 2010.

Marketing Coordinator

After training in Stratford and Wolverhampton in acting, Naomi went on to get her PGCE and now works part-time for us whilst working as a consultant and drama lecturer.


Chez has been a freelance photographer for 10 years and has worked with clients such as The Guardian, Ella’s Kitchen and The British Council. He studied Photography at Falmouth University and has been with us since 2015.


Having grown up in Glasgow, Alice joins us after completing Advanced Highers in Drama, English and Modern Studies and completing a gap year where she decided to pursue her passion for acting.

Design Lead

After studying fashion in Amsterdam for a year, Bethany went on to do a degree in Fashion Design at Falmouth University. She is now the brains behind the beauty of our costumes and set.

Lead Actor/Director

After completing a Foundation Degree in Community Evangelism, Ben is now our longest serving current actor. With thousands of performances under his belt he started directing for us 3 years ago.


Born in Bedfordshire, Katie completed her degree in English and Theatre at the University of Sheffield to join us as an intern in 2017.

Freelance Actor

Theo was born in Birmingham and studied Theatre and Professional Practice at Coventry University. He has worked with Saltmine for two years performing in many of our Theatre in Education shows, such as Switch Up, Stand For It and In Their Shoes.

Sound Engineer and Technician

After finishing a Diploma in Popular Music and Worship (Live Sound), Jacob became a freelance technician before joining us in 2016.

Lead Actor

After completing a degree in Ancient History at the University of Reading, Freddy joined us in 2012. He has toured thousands of miles with us in thousands of performances over the past 6 years.

Freelance Actor/Director

Trained at East 15 Acting School, Martha went on to pioneer the Nimbus Collective while working as a freelance actor and writer.


Minister, secret actor and voice over pro, Dave also creates all of our multi-media content.

Artistic Director

Caroline has been a theatre maker and director for the past twenty years. Recently working with the RSC, Birmingham Rep and Women & Theatre. Alongside her professional theatre work she has directed a number of large scale community productions.


Marcel trained at Birmingham School of Acting and went on to become a freelance actor. He has been with us since 2015 while continuing his freelance work.

Finance Administrator

Starting as an apprentice in printing, Phil then went on to be the director of his own print and design business for over 30 years before joining us in 2014.

Digital Communications Lead

After completing a degree in Media & Communications at Birmingham City Uni and spending a year working with Agape UK, Sandeep has joined us as our Digital Communications Lead bringing with her a breath of the fresh Black Country air.

Graduate Actor

After studying Applied Performance at Birmingham School of Acting and previously helping Saltmine on various projects, Hayley now joins us as a graduate actor.


Whilst growing up in Cape Town, Sam was home schooled before falling in love with acting and now joining Saltmine to pursue this.

2nd year Intern

Kirsty got her A-Levels in English Lit, Drama and Religious Studies before taking a gap year working with BiG Kids children's charity.


Black country born and bred, Luke joins us after completing an undergraduate degree in religion, theology and biblical studies from the University of Sheffield.

Web and Graphic Designer

Starting off with a degree in Fine Art and Design, Franco went on to become a graphic designer and has been freelancing for the past 10 years. Contracted by us in 2012 this Italian is behind our website and artwork.

Freelance Actor/Director

Emily is currently freelancing with us. She has worked with Riding Lights and Little Blue Monster, and has a BA Hons English Literature and Language degree from Oxford.


Lesley is the UK director of Agapé and has been a part of our board since 2014. When she's not helping shape Saltmine Trust she can be found watching movies, reading and eating with friends.


A board member since 2009, Paul recently retired from church leadership. He planted a church in the West Midlands over 30 years ago, and now enjoys new areas of ministry and playing tennis.


A board member since 2009, Paul is our current Chair. He is a retired solicitor and church leader and enjoys building relationships with his children and grandchildren, and playing golf.