James Petticrew joined us in July 2018, together with his wife Ann.
Claire is married to Derek and they have 3 children. From the UK, this is their second time in Switzerland after a break of 15 years.
Elaine re-located to Switzerland from Scotland over 19 yrs ago. She has been working with families and children in the local area for many years, running courses on parenting and marriage. Elaine loves encouraging and giving support to families who often feel isolated from their extended family and friends and may feel a little lost in the Swiss culture. With their three girls the Leakey’s live in the small village of Burtigny and are involved in the Youth With a Mission centre based there.
Cathy is American and married, with one son now in university. Active in Westlake since 2002, Cathy joined the Elders Council in 2016.
Olumide is from Nigeria. Married to Bola, they have 2 adult daughters. He has been an Elder at Westlake since 2013.
Carolina has been working at Westlake since January 2013. After graduating from Universidad Externado de Colombia’s Faculty of Finance and International Relations, she moved to France to study “Etudes Politiques” and Corporate Finance at Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. She worked for one of the “Big Five” American Audit Firms as a Business Consultant and as Internal Auditor for French and Italian Luxury Goods multinationals for total of 12 years.
Carolina loves to work with the wonderful people serving our Father at Westlake Nyon, and thanks God everyday for the love she and her family receive from her brothers and sisters here.