About John Surridge
John Surridge is a fourth-generation Seventh-day Adventist whose grandparents, parents and in-laws have all served abroad as missionaries.
His childhood in Nigeria and Ghana made a deep impression on him and he still feels an affinity with those countries. John initially studied electronics and worked in integrated-circuit design for a while before accepting the call to pastoral ministry. After leaving Newbold College he served as a minister in the Welsh Mission before being appointed BUC Communication Director. From 2006 to 2016 he served as Welsh Mission President. At the British Union Conference Session on 30 June 2016 he was elected to serve as BUC Executive Secretary.
John is married to Moira and they have two grown-up children.