OSCAR People

Who's behind OSCAR?

Mike Frith - Founding Director

Mike FrithMike works full-time with OSCAR and is involved in just about every aspect of the organisation. Originally from Dunstable, he worked as a pilot/engineer with Mission Aviation Fellowship in Madagascar & Uganda before returning to the UK to set up OSCAR. He has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Grad. Diploma in Mission Aviation Technology. He is also involved locally in a pioneer mission initiative in a local pub. Mike is married to Cheryl and they have two grown up children, Joanna & Will.

Rine Ingleby - Office Assistant

rine inglebyRine joined the team in November 2016. She helps in the office with a variety of tasks, but much of her time is spent keeping our database information up to date. She's originally from India but has studied in the UK and has since spent several years back in India as a mission partner with Church Mission Society. Rine is married to David and they have two children.

Tracey Ryland - Social Media & Admin Support

Tracey RylandTracey has helped OSCAR in various roles since 2013 including social media, research, project management and admin support. She has previously run her own company, Ekiliya Ltd, providing event management services and administration support and has also been on the team organising the Big Church Day Out. Tracey is married to Mark.


Joanna Frith - Events Support

Joanna FrithJoanna is currently studying Spanish at the University of Southampton. Before attending university she undertook two gap year mission placements in 2014/15, one in Bolivia working with a Tearfund project, the other in rural Spain helping a church plant with European Christian Mission. Outside these placements she was OSCAR's office administrator for the year. In between her current studies she continues to help OSCAR with various tasks usually related to exhibitions and events.


Kieran Metcalfe - Website Development

Kieran MetcalfeKieran has been working as OSCAR's web developer since Autumn 2016. When he's not working for OSCAR, he's also a Freelance Graphic and Web Designer, Amateur Photographer and Worship Leader.




  • Phil Metcalf
  • Sue O'Dell
  • Tracey Ryland
  • Mike Frith

We also have an amazing team of volunteers who help with exhibitions!