Finance and Giving

The Finance, Asset Management and Giving Team manages the assets and finances of the Diocesan Board of Finance (DBF), provides services to the local church and clergy in finance, stewardship, and property, and builds new income through fundraising innovation, glebe development and profit generation from the SDBF Building Consultancy Ltd.  

Antony MacRow-Wood

Director of Finance and Asset Management

Antony will lead the team and is responsible for the management, safeguarding and growth of DBF assets and finances in accordance with ecclesiastical, charity and company laws.

Email Antony

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

Olivia Otieno

Management Accountant  

Olivia supports in the preparation of the DBF management accounts, the annual statutory accounts and preparation work for the auditors. Olivia is also responsible for the SDBF BC Ltd accounts, assisting parishes with parochial fee enquiries and the calculation and management of ordinand maintenance grants for those in full-time theological study.  

Email Olivia

Mobile 07917 912199 

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

Pete Reynolds 

Systems Accountant and Data Analyst

Pete is responsible for the development of the accounting system, processes, and regular financial report production. Pete supports the team with a variety of accounting activities including banking, fairer share, and accounting analysis.  

Email Pete

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

Carolyn Cropp 

Accounts Administrator & Stipends Secretary  

Carolyn is responsible for overseeing the financial arrangements for clergy moving to or within the Diocese and for ongoing stipendiary and clergy grants arrangements or enquiries. Carolyn can assist with the payment of supplier invoices, clergy, and staff expenses and DBF staff payroll enquiries.  

Carolyn administers the Parish Giving Scheme and assists with registration, general enquiries, donor forms, leaflets, and tokens.

Email Carolyn

Mobile 07917 912199

Working hours Tuesday - Friday, 9:00-14:00

Andy Thompson

Accounts Assistant

Andy assists with: production of the SDBF Financials, managing accounts payable and payment cycle, sales ledger maintenance, ensuring accountability and reporting accuracy,  monthly and year-end reporting + liason with our auditors.

Email Andy

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

Anna Hardy 

Giving Advisor  

Anna supports our churches across the Diocese to raise the funds we need for ministry and mission, and to preserve our church buildings, for future generations.  

Email Anna 

Mobile 07500 831566 

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

Harry Neary

Online Giving Advisor 

Harry is the Digital Giving Officer for the Salisbury Diocese. His role is to help parishes with the technical aspects of enabling digital giving, contactless devices, websites, and with their A Church Near You presence.

Email Harry

Mobile: 07407 678309

Working hours Monday - Wednesday 08:30-16:00


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