Terence Russoff: Curate

TerenceTerence joined us as a curate in July 2017 after a 30-year career in management consultancy.

Brought up in north London, Terence went on to study History and Economics at Worcester College, Oxford University. His subsequent consultancy career took him into variety of industries ranging from banks, to toy companies, to a year with the British Army after the fall of the Berlin Wall where he advised on everything from battlefield logistics to Army doctors and chaplains.

After sensing a strong call from the Lord to serve in full-time ministry, he left the business world in 2014 for ordination training at St Mellitus College in central London.

Terence loves playing village cricket with the Rain Men, a team founded at university for those who relish the social as well as the sporting side of cricket. He also enjoys walking, cooking, clambering over historical sites, and trying his hand at new hobbies. He became an airplane pilot, and also learned to fly hot air balloons and drive steam trains. One of his more notable flying ‘achievements’ included making a large passenger jet abort its landing at Stansted airport!

He met his wife Robyn, an Australian, while she was living and working in Paris, and they were married there in spring time 2012. Robyn works in the international humanitarian sector.