Diocesan Staff

Reception/Switchboard 01392 272686

Diocesan Offices
The Old Deanery
The Cloisters
Exeter EX1 1HS

Archdeacons' Offices
Bishops' Offices
Children and Young People
Church and Society
Common Tenure
Diocesan Advisory Council for the Care of Churches (DAC)
Diocesan Secretary
Mission and Unity
Pastoral Committee
Property Services
Synod Office
Worship and Ministry

Archdeacons' Offices


The Archdeacon of Barnstaple
The Venerable David Gunn-Johnson 01271 375475
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The Archdeacon of Barnstaple's Personal Assistant
Jacque Ward 01271 375475
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This office is open from 9am-1pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

The Archdeacon of Exeter
The Venerable Christopher Futcher 01392 425577
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The Archdeacon of Exeter's Personal Assistant
Peter Colebrook 01392 425577
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This office is open from 8.30am-2pm, Monday-Thursday

The Archdeacon of Plymouth
The Venerable Ian Chandler 01752 202401
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The Archdeacon of Plymouth's Personal Assistant
Ashley Mason 01752 202401
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This office is open 10am-1.30pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

The Archdeacon of Totnes
The Venerable John Rawlings 01626 832064
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The Archdeacon of Totnes' Personal Assistant
Claire Sherlock 01626 832064
Email Claire Sherlock
This office is open from 9am-12.30pm, Monday-Thursday

Bishops' Offices

The Bishop of Exeter
Vacancy Bishop's Office : 01392 272362

Episcopal Vicar and Chaplain
The Revd Dr Adrian Hough
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The Bishop of Exeter's Personal Assistant
Sarah Johnson 01392 272362
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Bishop's Adviser on Women's Ministry
The Revd Canon Jane Wilson 01398 332135
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The Bishop of Crediton
The Rt Revd Nick McKinnel 01884 250002
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The Bishop of Crediton's Personal Assistant
Barbara Offord 01884 250002
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The Bishop of Plymouth


The Bishop of Plymouth's Personal Assistant
Helen Louise 01752 769836
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Children and Young People

Director of Education, Youth and Children’s Work
Philip Mantell 01392 294950
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Executive Assistant
Lynne Sargeant 01392 294950
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Administrator for Governance
Sarah Owen 01392 294938
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Fran Bradley 01392 294921
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Children’s Work Adviser
Katherine Lyddon 01392 294937
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Youth Work Adviser
Paul Reisbach 01392 294932
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Youth Church Adviser
The Revd James Grier 07825 610288
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School Admissions and Governance Adviser
Christina Mabin 01392 294939
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HE and FE Chaplaincy Adviser
The Rev Cate Edmonds 01392 294933
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Diocesan Education Officer
Penny Burnside 01392 294942
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Diocesan Education Officer
Fr Richard Maudsley 01392 294961
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Diocesan Education Officer
Tatiana Wilson 01392 294941
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St Christopher's Multi Academy Trust
Academy Project Officer
Janine Waring 01392 294923
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Church and Society

Director of Church and Society
Martyn Goss 01392 294924
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Administrative Secretary
Joan Harris 01392 294940
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Social Responsibility Officer, Fairtrade and Faith in Action
Sally Farrant 01392 294918
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Common Tenure

Contact your archdeacon and/or the Human Resources Director Catherine Allen
Catherine Allen 01392 294943
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Director and Bishop’s Press Officer
Rebecca Paveley 01392 294905/01392 294919
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Publication's Officer
Liz Straw 01392 294905/01392 294919
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For Yearbook and all contact changes
Janet Goddard 01392 294900
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Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches

Church Buildings Adviser and DAC Secretary
Louise Bartlett 01392 294944
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Assistant DAC Secretary and Secretary of the Church Buildings Strategy Committee
Eve Van der Steen 01392 294945
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Diocesan Secretary

Diocesan Secretary
Mark Beedell 01392 294910
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Director of Finance
Neil Williams 01392 294925
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Finance Manager
Raymond Twohig 01392 294913
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Jane Scriven 01392 294913
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Finance Officer 
Ian Halliday 01392 294917
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Finance Assistant
Cathy Thorne 01392 294914
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Finance Assistant
Jessica Phillips 01392 294916
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Mission and Unity

Diocesan Missioner
The Revd Canon Anna Norman-Walker 01392 294903
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Justine Tear (01392) 294920
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Chaplain among Deaf People
The Revd Catherine Carlyon 01363 772163
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Mission Resources Adviser

Overseas Development Officer
Chas Deacon  01392 272686
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Pastoral Committee

Diocesan Mission and Pastoral Secretary
Alistair Sutherland 01392 294910
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Property Services

Property Services Manager
Graham Davies 01392 294954
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Secretary and Administrator
Judith Feltham 01392 294954
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Administrator – Education
Peter Armstrong 01392 294952
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Diocesan Surveyor (Education)
Jason Down 01392 294952
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Diocesan Surveyor (Education)
Richard Power 01392 294952
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Schools Funding Adviser
Raymond Twohig 01392 294952
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Diocesan Surveyor (Clergy housing)
Mark Lewis 01392 294954
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Diocesan Surveyor (Clergy housing)
Peter Stanton 01392 294954
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Safeguarding Adviser
Claire Barlow 01392 294912
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Assistant Safeguarding Adviser
Sarah Miller 01392 294929
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DBS Co-ordinator
Claire Sherlock 01626 832064
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Director of Human Resources
Catherine Allen 01392 294943
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 Synod Office

Assistant Diocesan Secretary
Ed Moffatt 01392 294928
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Executive Assistant
Sara Ashton 01392 294931
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Peter Gee 01392 294911
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Executive Officer
Hannah Cross 01392 272686
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Worship and Ministry

The Revd Canon Andrew Godsall 01392 294920
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Personal Assistant to the Director
Justine Tear (01392) 294920
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Readers’ Administrator
Ron Edinborough 01392 294907
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The Pioneer Disciple Course Leader
The Revd David Muir 01837 840867
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Education for Discipleship (SWMTC)
Dr Tim Gibson
Email Tim Gibson

Diocesan Consultant for Liturgy and Music
Andrew Maries 01884 34389
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Director of Ordinands
The Revd Becky Totterdell 01392 477702
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Louise Spencer 01392 477702
Email Louise Spencer

Vocations Officer
Revd Philip Sourbut 01392 817296
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