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Our trustees and staff pay

Please find our trustees below 

The Salvation Army Trustee Company - Directors (Registration No 259322)

  1. Commissioner Anthony Cotterill, Territorial Commander (Chair)
  2. Colonel Lee Graves, Chief Secretary (Deputy Chair) 
  3. Colonel Deborah Graves, Territorial Secretary for Leader Development
  4. Lieut-Colonel Alan Read, Secretary for Business Administration (Managing Director) 
  5. Lieut-Colonel Drew McCombe (Andrew McCombe), Secretary for Mission as of 8th November 2019
  6. Lieut-Colonel Dean Pallant, Secretary for Communications
  7. Lieut-Colonel Beverley McCombe, Secretary for Personnel 
  8. Lieut-Colonel Judith Payne, Principal, William Booth College  
  9. Major Judith Hilditch, Territorial Financial Secretary 
  10. Major Noreen Batt, Divisional Leader (as of 8th November 2019)
  11. Mr Peter Gale, Investment Expert (Non-Executive Director) 
  12. Mr Graham Roper, Property Expert (Non-Executive Director) 
  13. Ms Helen O'Brien, Social Services Expert (Non-Executive Director) 
  14. Mr Andrew Stickland, Finance Expert (Non-Executive Director) 
  15. Mr Max Puller (Mark Puller), PR, Communications and Marketing Expert (Non-Executive Director) ​

The Salvation Army (Republic of Ireland) - Directors (Registration No  90791)

  1. Major Paul Kingscott
  2. Mr Mitch Menagh
  3. Captain Timothy Lennox
  4. Captain Ashley Prodgers
  5. Mr John Fitzpatrick

Our CEO and Staff Pay

The equivalent of our Chief Executive is our Territorial Leader, Commissioner Anthony Cotterill, who is given remuneration of £15,500.

Unlike most charities our Territorial Commander and many other people in senior roles are ministers of religion and do not receive a salary. When men and women make a commitment to Salvation Army officership they make a covenant with God. They receive financial remuneration (on average between £9,500 and £15,500) to cover their cost of living and a home is provided by way of officer’s quarters.

We take our legal obligations very seriously and publish a full salary breakdown of higher earning staff in our Trustee's report which is available to the public. We are a church and charity, made up of officers (ministers of religion), employees, volunteers and members.

The Salvation Army Trading Company, employs staff in specialist areas necessary to compete in this particular commercial market, but provides substantial funds of around £10 million a year for The Salvation Army which are directly used for our work with vulnerable and marginalised people in communities. The remuneration of staff working for the commercial subsidiary is in line with rest of the charity trading and recycling sector, reflecting their expertise.

We consider all recommendations but we believe that guidance to publish the names of higher earners conflicts with our duty of care to our employees. We are interested in NCVO's views on increasing transparency about senior pay and are reviewing this issue at a senior level and deciding how to respond.

Gender Pay Gap

The Salvation Army is committed to equal opportunities and equal treatment for all employees. In the economy today, there exists a gender pay gap; this is the measure of the overall difference between earnings of men and women within an organisation as a whole.

To date, The Salvation Army has published one previous report on its gender pay gap. All reports can be viewed using the links below:

A gender pay report is different from an equal pay audit. The gender pay report calculates the overall gap in pay between male and female employees across the whole organisation. An equal pay audit is concerned with comparing the pay of one job with another. There are many factors that underpin a gender pay gap, such as the relative seniority of employees and type of roles. The Salvation Army’s gender pay gap compares favourably with that of the whole economy, however this is not a topic we are complacent about and we are actively taking steps to minimise the gap.