Who’s who

Our administrative staff are headed up by Diocesan Secretary, Benjamin Preece Smith.
You can write to us at: Church House, College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LY.

Call us Church House reception: 01452 410022
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See also: Bishops and Senior Leadership


Church House administration

Assistant to Diocesan Secretary Kerry Pateman 01452 835512
Diocesan Mission Context Officer Clare Mouat 01452 835528
Life Development Officer Kathryn Warner 01452 835529
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Communications and Engagement

Visit the Communications and Engagement section of this website

Senior Communications Officer Katherine Clamp 01452 835591
Senior Communications Officer – Digital Sam Cavender 01452 835527
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People, Pastoral and Safeguarding Department

(includes Office Management, HR & Safeguarding, Church Buildings, and Pastoral)

Office Management Team

Office Manager and Assistant to Judith Knight Helen Crawford 01452 835589
Church House Receptionist and Administrative Assistant Laura Evans 01452 835531



HR & Safeguarding Team

Visit the Safeguarding section of this website

Human Resources Advisor Alice Clark 01452 835558
DBS and Safer Recruitment Administrator Kate Peake 01452 835586
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Becca Faal 01452 835516
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Brett Riches 01452 835516
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Church Buildings Team and Diocesan Advisory Committee

Visit the Church Buildings section of this website

Church Buildings Officer & DAC Secretary Adam Klups 01452 835567
Assistant Church Buildings Officer Carmen Bowes 01452 835593
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Enterprise Department

(includes Finance and Property & Development)

Director of Enterprise David Thorpe


Finance Team

Visit the Finance section of this website

General Enquiries
Finance Manager Deb Smith 01452 835519
Finance Officer Harriet Fletcher is currently on maternity leave. Justyna Stawarz is covering for her. 01452 835521
Finance Assistant Gemma Dee 01452 835520
Finance Assistant Mina Chapman 01452 835598
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Property & Development Team

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Reactive Maintenance Officer Chris Swioklo 01452 835577
Property Surveyor Craig Smith  01452 835596
Property Administrator Mary Coates 01452 835530
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Education Department

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Administrator – Education Team Emma Pooley 01452 835539
Deputy Director of Education Jo Munn 01452 835574
Strategic Lead for Governance Linda Rolfe 01452 835536
Strategic Lead for Governance Nicki Wadley 01452 835542
Strategic Lead for Buildings, Admissions and Trusts David Williams 01452 835537
Strategic Lead for Religious Education & School Christian Character Debbie Helme 01452 835550
Administrator -Buildings and Finance Clare Woodman 01452 835557
Administrator – SIAMS Rowan Scott-Berry 01452 835559
Administrator – Jumping Fish Sarah Major 01452 835560
Administrator – DBE Clerk Hannah Leckebusch
General Enquiries 01452 835539
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Mission and Ministry Department

Related: Developing your Ministry

Postal address: Mission and Ministry Department, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR

Head of Discipleship and Vocations, and Deputy Director Pauline Godfrey 01452 835548
Head of Ministerial Development and Deputy Director Ian Bussell 01452 835545
Diocesan Director of Ordinands Ann Sargent 01452 835547
Environmental Engagement Officer Cate Williams 01452 835543
Growing Faith and Spirituality Officer Jo Wetherall 01452 835552
Personal Assistant to Andrew Braddock, Administrator for Ian Bussell Ruth Cameron 01452 835551
DDO Secretary Julie O’Keefe 01452 835554
Diocese of Gloucester Funerals Project and Environmental Administration Heather Dehnel-Wild
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Mission and Ministry Advisors

Related: Developing your Ministry

Bishop’s Adviser for the Ministry of Healing and Wholeness Sheila Appleton 07946 723851
Diocesan Ecumenical Officer Jacqui Hyde 01452 713421
Civil Protection Advisor Peter Cheesman 01452 740533
Environment Adviser Arthur Champion 01242 665152
Inter-faith Advisor Simon Howell 01453 350387
Diocesan Spirituality Advisor Liz Palin
Clergy Widows Officer (Cheltenham Archdeaconry) Paul Youde 01242 463174
Clergy Widows Officer (Gloucester Archdeaconry) Paul Wilkinson 01452 504457
Retirement Officer (Cheltenham Archdeaconry) John Sharpe 01242 677057
Retirement Officer (Gloucester Archdeaconry) Mike Parsons 01452 308227
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Parish Giving Scheme (PGS)

Visit the Parish Giving Scheme website

Call us 0333 002 1260

Email parish giving


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Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust (DGAT)

Visit the DGAT website
Postal address: DGAT, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR

Chief Executive – Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust Rachel Howie 01452 835578
Deputy CEO Helen Springett 01452 835585
Company Secretary Ellie Hully 01452 835597
Executive Officer Emma Anderson 01452 835565
Head of Business and Operations Rob Jones 01452 835569
Head of Finance Nick Patten 01452 835538
Finance Lead Claire Morgan 01452 835579
Finance Lead Chris Thompson 01452 835556
Finance Lead Katy Graham 01452 835587
Finance Assistant Steve Green 01452 835572
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