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Our trustees and staff pay

Please find our trustees below 

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

Commissioner Clive Adams (Chairman)
Commissioner Marianne Adams
Lieut-Colonel Mike Caffull
Mrs Brenda Dickens
Ms Caroline Emerton  
Lieut-Colonel Melvin Fincham
Lieut-Colonel Suzanne Fincham
Mr Peter Gale 
Colonel David Hinton
Colonel Sylvia Hinton
Mr Keith Manners
Ms Helen O’Brien
Lieut-Colonel George Pilkington
Lieut-Colonel Alan Read
Mr Graham Roper
Major Andrea Sawyer
Mr Philip Sourry

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

Lieut-Colonel Alan Read (Chairman)
Lieut-Colonel George Pilkington (Deputy Chairman) 
Major Elwyn Harries (Managing Director)
Commissioner Clive Adams
Colonel David Hinton
Major Richard Welch
Colonel Sylvia Hinton
Lieut- Colonel Melvin Fincham
Mr Keith Manners

Mr Mitch Menagh
Mrs Alex O'Hara
Major Stuart Dicker
Captain Imogen Stewart

Our CEO and Staff Pay


The equivalent of our Chief Executive is our Territorial Leader, Commissioner Clive Adams, 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 also employs a very limited number of specialist staff who earn more than £60,000 however no one at The Salvation Army receives a wage of more than £100,000.

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.