Michael Murray: Deputy Chief Executive

Michael joined the Trust in December 2015. Working with the Head of Church Support, he leads the strategy and operational support the Trust offers churches through our grants, tourism and maintenance services. Michael also leads the Trust’s subsidiary company, NCT Heritage Services Limited.

Prior to joining the Trust, Michael worked for the Heritage Lottery Fund for 6.5 years, managing the London Region’s pre-application support, marketing and community relations services. Michael previously worked as the London Manager for AdviceUK, supporting the infrastructure needs of nearly 300 independent legal advice charities. He is also a past chair of the Voluntary Sector Forum. Before that, Michael was a Grants Officer with the Big Lottery Fund. Michael spent 6 years in Asia, working as an English Teacher at the University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Nanjing and at corporate training companies in Tokyo.

Michael has an MA from the University of Toronto in International Relations, and an MSc in Sustainable Heritage from University College London. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, and then swimming to undo the damage.

email: michael.murray@nationalchurchestrust.org
telephone: 020 7227 1934