minister, Somerset Mendip Circuit, Methodist Church of Great Britain
Rev. Manley served in the Royal Air Force for 16 years as a police officer and as a counterintelligence officer. On discharge he became a police officer in the Avon and Somerset Constabulary, working within a variety of specialist roles. As a detective, he worked on security matters within the United Kingdom and overseas. After retiring, he was recruited back into the service as a civilian investigative officer, specialising in the field of financial intelligence and investigation. Following this, he attended University seeking to become a minister of religion within the Methodist Church. After a long period of academic and practical study of Theology, he achieved a BA Honours degree in Theology. Ordained at Coventry Cathedral he is currently stationed within the Somerset Mendip circuit serving seven churches and communities.