Leadership & Staff

Hugh Thresher (Operations Manager)

Hugh was brought up in North London and Hertfordshire, he left school at 16 and had a number of jobs including a year in the Hertfordshire Constabulary. He completed an electrical apprenticeship, and then went back to college in Bristol intending to join the Merchant Navy as a Radio Operator. Instead, something much better happened and he met his future wife Sue. They moved to Reading when Hugh joined BT. In 1990 they were baptised at Carey. Many years later Hugh took early retirement from BT and, in September 2019, took up the role of Operational Manager at Carey. Sue and Hugh have a daughter, Catherine who is married and living in Cardiff, and a son, Jonathan who attends Carey.


Dorothy Yuille (Admin Support)

Dorothy has worked in the church office since 2018. She is married to Jeremy and has four children and various livestock.


Hannah Swanepoel (Admin Support)

Hannah is married to Jake and they have three children. She has been attending Carey for many years and joined the team in the office in 2018.





Contact the office here: office@careybaptistchurch.org.uk