Parish Support, Governance & Administration

The Parish Support, Governance & Administration teams aims to provide a first point of contact and act as a resource and information hub that serves the needs of our churches and communities. The team is also responsible for governance and pastoral planning at every level of the Diocesan structure, human resources and assisting parishes in their care for church buildings and churchyards.  

Elizabeth Harvey 

Director of Strategy and Operations

Elizabeth leads and manages the Parish Support team. Working with parishes, she seeks to ensure the team are adapting and learning to respond to the changing context and needs of those we seek to serve.  

Email Elizabeth

Mobile 07921 780617

Working hours Monday - Friday, 9:00-17:00

Lucy Norbury 

Head of Parish Services and IT

Lucy manages the administration and IT team that provides a broad range of outward-facing services that support mission, ministry and learning across the Diocese. She oversee's IT and develop data gathering to enable ‘insight’ on changing trends in the work of the Diocese. Lucy is the minuting secretary for Finance Committee.  

Email Lucy

Mobile 01722 411922 

Working hours Monday - Friday, 9:00-17:00

Joanne Sandall-Ball

Parish Services Senior Administrative Secretary  (PA to the Directors) 

Jo provides secretarial and administrative support to the Diocesan Secretary (CEO) of the Diocesan Board of Finance (DBF) and the Leadership Team including diary coordination and planning, correspondence, and servicing meetings. Jo also assists with the servicing of key governance meetings like Diocesan Synod, Bishop’s Council and Mission & Ministry Committee. 

Email Jo

Mobile 01722 411922 / 07500 662424 

Working hours Monday - Thursday, 8-17:00. Friday- 9-12

Jennifer O'Connell

Parish Services Learning and Change Coordinator  

Jennie supports administration for CMD and Safeguarding courses. She is also responsible for supporting key events such as Ministry Day.   

Email Jennie

Mobile 01722 411922

Working hours Monday - Friday,  8:30-16:30

Richard Peacock 

IT Support Officer 

Richard is responsible for the Diocesan IT network and software operations, ensuring that the DBF and staff fully utilise the benefits of it.  The role has particular administrator responsibilities for Microsoft SharePoint and bespoke contact management databases.

Email Richard 

Mobile 01722 411922 

Working hours Monday - Friday, 9:00-17:00


Miriam Longfoot 

Governance and Pastoral Planning Manager

Miriam is the pastoral and patronage secretary and assists parishes with Church Representation Rules (including electoral roll, elections and APCMs), general governance queries, data protection and GDPR. Miriam oversees processes relating to the Mission and Pastoral Measure and the Board of Patronage. 

Email Miriam 

Mobile 01722 411922 

Working hours Monday - Friday, 9:00-17:00

Revd Katharine Robinson 

Governance Support Officer 

 Katharine provides administrative support on governance activities, including the service of the Diocesan Missional and Pastoral Committee and sub-committees and the pastoral consultation processes.  

Email Katharine

Mobile 01722 411922

Working hours Monday - Friday, 9:00-17:00


Olatunde Adebambo

HR, Learning and Development Manager

Olatunde leads and manages the HR team. He works with the leadership team and other stakeholders to build, develop and deliver people intiatives and interventions. This ensures employees are thriving in their roles and can passionately address the needs of those we serve.

Email Tunde

Mobile 07500828733

Working hours Monday - Friday, 9:00-17:00

Sally Finn

HR Systems Officer

Sally is responsible for implementing and optimising our HR system and associated business processes, providing support, guidance, and training for colleagues.  She also provides support to Tunde and Natalie for general HR matters.

Working hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday (9.30 – 13.00)

Email Sally

Luke Wynn

Business Insight Analyst

Email Luke

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