Honorary Officers

Chairman – Barry Townsley CBE

Barry Townsley is Founder Member and Principal Sponsor of Stockley Academy; Vice Chairman of the Serpentine Gallery, London; Patron of Trinity Hospice London; Vice President of Weizmann Institute…

Vice-Chair – Melvin Lawson

    Melvin Lawson is the Vice Chair of the Central Synagogue.  His longstanding involvement with the Central dates back to his childhood.  He works in the property…

Photograph of Stuart Lewis - Honorary Officer Honorary Officer – Stuart Lewis

Stuart Lewis is one of the Honorary Officers at the Central Synagogue. South African born, he and his wife Cheryl, emigrated to the United Kingdom in April 1977,…

Honorary Officer – Mervyn Druian

Mervyn is married to Andy, who is also a member of Central Synagogue’s Council. They have 2 children, Bernita Shelley and Neil Druian who together with their families…

Photograph of Stanley Salter - Financial Representative Financial Representative – Stanley Salter

The Central Synagogue’s Financial Representative is Stanley Salter,  an accountant, who has been a member of the Synagogue for over 50 years. He previously served on the Synagogue…

Women’s Officer – Roz Laren

Born and raised in London, is married with four adult daughters. Roz has been involved with Central Synagogue since moving to the area in 1990. She has served…

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