The project is currently managed by a steering group formed in January 2016, and this consists of experienced Church members and an expert financial adviser. 

Steering group

The steering group is chaired by the minister of the Church, the Revd Tanya Short, and consists of Jennie Capstick, John Capstick (Church Steward), John Cunningham, Paul Emberley (Project Lead, and Circuit Steward), Roger Hadfield (Church Steward, and Church Property Steward), Nigel Hardwick (Church Property Steward, and former District Property Secretary), Rosemary Hadfield, Patricia Jones (Church Steward), Richard Lukey (Church Steward), Susan Provost (Church Steward), and Andrew Treherne (Chartered Accountant).

Paul Emberley (67) has been a member of the Methodist Church for 50 years. In 1985/86 he project managed the development of a new Methodist Church in Woodingdean, Brighton, close to his family home. Today Paul lives in Malton, North Yorkshire, and is a member of the Circuit Leadership Team in Ryedale. He is a Malton Town Councillor, Deputy Mayor of Malton and Chairman of the Malton and Norton Area Partnership. Recently retired, he has spent 45 years in business and commerce, working in both the private and public sectors in the UK and internationally, including director level roles with Trafalgar House PLC, Kvaerner ASA, Metronet Limited, First Group PLC, The Department of Transport, and East Coast Main Line Company Limited.

Richard Lukey (65) is a Steward at Malton Methodist Church and a member and twice President of Malton Lions Club. He is a member of York Professionals and an Associate of the Institute of Consulting and has been a Business Adviser and Business Coach since 2002, setting up his own business in 2009. He works predominantly with businesses employing between 3 and 50 employees across various industry sectors including the creative, digital and media sector with a focus on those who have enjoyed significant sales growth which has slowed in more recent times.

Andrew Treherne (65) BA FCA FMAAT (65) is a Chartered Accountant who qualified in the 1970s working for Barber, Harrison and Platt. He later joined Keeble Hawson Solicitors as their Practice Accountant. In 1989 he moved to the Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust where he became Head of Finance - and retired in 2014 after almost 25 years with them. He lives in Sheffield and was a member at Mount View Methodist Church in Sheffield for much of his life. He currently worships at St. Paul’s Church in nearby Norton Lees, a Church which has itself undergone a major transformation in recent years along similar lines to those proposed for Saville Street. Andrew has temporarily returned to his former role and is currently interim Head of Finance for the Sheffield Hospitals Charitable Trust.