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.

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Church House administration

Diocesan Secretary Ben Preece Smith, Diocese of Gloucester

Benjamin Preece Smith

Diocesan Secretary
Call us 01452 835523
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Assistant to Diocesan Secretary (maternity cover from 19 Nov 2018) Kerry Pateman 01452 835512
Head of Communications Lucy Taylor 01452 835515
Senior Communications Officer Katherine Clamp 01452 835591
Senior Communications Officer – Digital Sam Cavender 01452 835591
Deputy Diocesan Secretary and Head of HR & Safeguarding Judith Knight 01452 835526
Human Resources Advisor Alice Clark 01452 835558
DBS Administration Kate Peake 01452 835586
Diocesan Safeguarding Officer Becca Faal 01452 835516
Diocesan Safeguarding Officer Brett Riches 01452 835516
Office Manager and Assistant to Judith Knight Helen Crawford 01452 835589
Church House Receptionist Becky Faull 01452 835531
Life Development Officer Kathryn Warner

Church Buildings and Diocesan Advisory Committee

Natalie Fenner

Senior Church Buildings Officer
Call us 01452 835593
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Church Buildings Officer & DAC Secretary Adam Klups 01452 835567

Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust (DGAT)

Chief Executive Rachel Howie 01452 835542
Chief Operating Officer Kerry Brimfield 01452 835565
Executive Officer Ellie Hully 01452 835556
Head of School Improvement Helen Springett 01452 835573
Accountant Nick Patten 01452 835538
Operations Manager Rob Jones 01452 835569
Finance and Academy Support Officer Claire Morgan 01452 835579
Finance and Academy Support Officer Chris Thompson 01452 835574
Finance and Academy Support Officer Steve Green 01452 835572

Education Department

Rachel Howie

Rachel Howie

Director of Education
Call us 01452 835542
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Postal address: Education Department, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR

PA to Director of Education and Education Team Administrator Fay Price 01452 835539
Deputy Director of Education Jo Munn 01452 835574
Strategic Lead for Governance Linda Rolfe 01452 835536
Strategic Lead for Buildings Robert Stephens 01452 835537
Admin for Buildings and Finance Clare Woodman 01452 835557
RE Advisor Debbie Helme 01452 835550
General Enquiries 01452 835539

Finance Department

Julie Ridgway

Julie Ridgway

Head of Finance
Call us 01452 835564
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Diocesan Finance Officer Jessica Ahern 01452 835519
Finance Officer Harriet Fletcher 01452 835521
Finance Assistant Gemma Dee 01452 835520
Finance Assistant Clare Morris 01452 835598

Mission and Ministry Department

Andrew Braddock

Andrew Braddock

Director of Mission and Ministry
Call us 01452 835549
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Director of Ordinands and Deputy Director Ian Bussell 01452 835545
Associate DDO and Warden of Readers David Runcorn 07870 331537
Head of Discipleship and Vocations and Deputy Director Pauline Godfrey 01452 835548
Mission and Evangelism Officer Cate Williams 01452 835543
Spirituality and Worship Officer Julie Fay 01452 835582
Children and Families Officer Jo Wetherall 01452 835552
Self-Supporting Ministry Officer Nick Fisher 01451 861195
PA / Team Administrator Iona Bird 01452 835551
Administrative Officer Natasha Kent 01452 835544
DDO Secretary Julie O’Keefe 01452 835554
Accord Administrator Victoria Braddock 01452 835546

Mission and Ministry Advisors

Bishop’s Adviser for the Ministry of Healing and Wholeness Sheila Appleton  07946 723851
Adviser for the Ministry of Ordained Women Jan van der Lely
Diocesan Ecumenical Officer Jacqui Hyde 01452 713421
County Ecumenical Officer Alison Evans 01453 824034
Civil Protection Advisor Peter Cheesman 01452 740533
Environment Adviser Arthur Champion 01242 665152
Chaplain Among Deaf and Hard of Hearing People Steve Morris 01452 720985
Inter-faith Advisor Simon Howell 01453 350387
Link Officer with the Committee for
Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns
Frances Quist  01452 300388
Diocesan Spirituality Advisor Liz Palin
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Clergy Widows Officer (Cheltenham Archdeaconry) Paul Youde 01242 463174
Clergy Widows Officer (Gloucester Archdeaconry) Paul Wilkinson 01452 504457
Retirement Officer (Cheltenham Archdeaconry) Michael Sanders
Retirement Officer (Gloucester Archdeaconry) Mike Parsons 01452 308227

Parish Giving Scheme

Helen Richardson

Helen Richardson

PGS CEO
Call us 01452 835522
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PGS Operations Manager Helen Taylor 01452 835533
PGS Officer Gail Harrison 01452 835525
PGS Officer Sue Strawbridge
PGS Supervisor Steph Hartley 01452 835595
PGS Administrator Kim Carter 01452 835595

Property Department

Head of Property and Development Colin Scorer 01452 835592
Senior Surveyor Tim Ibbetson 01452 835596
Surveyor Craig Smith  01452 835577
Property Administrator Mary Coates 01452 835530

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