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The Archbishop of Canterbury's staff

To contact a member of Lambeth Palace staff, please use the following e-mail format:


Staff based at Lambeth Palace: 

Canon David Porter Chief of Staff and Strategy

Stephen Knott Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff

Rebecca Pashley Finance Officer

Ailsa Anderson Director of Communications

Ed Thornton Senior Press Officer

Chris Cox Digital Communications Officer

Jacqueline Balfour Archbishop’s Senior Personal Assistant

Katherine Richards Archbishop’s Diary Manager

Emma Shelton PA to the Archbishop’s Senior Personal Assistant                     

Jack Palmer Social & Public Affairs Adviser

Jessica Wyatt PA to Social & Public Affairs Adviser

Andrew Nunn Correspondence Secretary & CDM Officer

David Grier PA to Correspondence Secretary

Julie Zielstra Records Manager

Barbara Casilli Records Officer (part-time)

Edward Bradshaw Requests Officer

Faiza Rouag Administration Assistant (Apprentice)

Bishop Precious Omuku Adviser on Anglican Communion Affairs (ACO secondment)

Philippa Park Anglican Communion Programme Coordinator Area B and PA to the Adviser

Fiona Millican Anglican Communion Liaison Officer

Gill Whiting Anglican Communion Programme Coordinator Area C and Correspondence Liaison

The Revd Mark Poulson Secretary for Inter Religious Affairs (also Archbishops’ Council)

Katie Hodkinson Inter Religious Affairs Programme Officer

Ellen Hatto Steward

Mike Handley Deputy Steward

Louise Donovan Head of Events

Tricia Shannon Events and Tours Manager          

Katrine Sejer-Nielsen Events Manager                  

Sarah Davey Chef  

Fred Bender Facilities Coordinator

Dave Sidders Maintenance Engineer

Kris Wocial Maintenance Engineer

Nick Stewart Head Gardener

Malcolm Playford Gardener (Groundsman)

Michael Jump Gardener

Bishop Nigel Stock Bishop at Lambeth

Rebecca Chapman Executive Assistant to Bishop at Lambeth (maternity leave)

Helen Harris Acting Executive Assistant to Bishop at Lambeth

The Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel Archbishop’s International Ecumenical Secretary & CCU European Secretary (based at Church House, also reporting to Jeremy Worthen) 

The Revd Julia Pickles Interim Chaplain 

Sarah Hutt Executive Assistant to the Chaplain (secondment cover)

The Revd Anders Litzell, Prior Community of St Anselm

Sister Sonia Béranger Director, Community of St Anselm

Christina Winn Community of St Anselm Programme Manager

Estelle Kim Lim Community Manager

Olivier De Gersigny, Ula Michlowicz, Ione and Alan Morley-Fletcher Chemin Neuf Community

The Revd Cortland Fransella Lambeth Awards Officer

The Revd Canon Chris Russell Adviser for Evangelism & Witness (half-time consultant)

Bella Mates Evangelism & Witness Programme Coordinator

Emma Buchan Archbishops’ Evangelism Task Group Project Leader

VACANT Director for Reconciliation (Coventry Cathedral)

Amy Taylor Programme Co-ordinator (Coventry Cathedral)

Victoria Mason Project Co-ordinator (Coventry Cathedral)