Over the past year we’ve had a number of new members join our team at head office and here is a brief introduction to some of the people that you have been interacting with.

Ricardo Christopher


Ricardo Christopher works as the Liaison Officer at Ascension Trust.

This involves providing administrative assistance to the CEO of Ascension Trust, Les Isaac, liaising with outside church organisations and charities and occasionally representing Ascension Trust at official functions and events.

He is also an ordained minister. Ricardo is married to Jacqueline and they have four children. In his spare time Ricardo enjoys playing music, painting, reading on range of scientific political topics and writing.


Lillian Oliveri


Lillian is the Finance Manager at Ascension Trust. Her role includes, supporting the CEO and trustee treasurer to manage Ascension Trust and ACOM finances.

To ensure that financial data is recorded correctly on a day-to-day basis as well as report on various financial aspects of the charity. Lillian is on hand to answer and support all your financial queries.


Gowry Srithasan


Gowry Srithasan has joined as a Finance Officer at Ascension Trust. As a part qualified Accountant Gowry Srithasan has worked in the public and private sectors. She has lots of experience working in the Finance department of charities such as the Multiple Sclerosis Society, United Response and recently for the Sutton Centre for the Voluntary Sector. She lives in Sutton with her husband and two children.