Current committee members

Here is a complete list of people currently sitting on our committees. Many contribute to our sound governance and management by giving us their time and expertise on a volunteer basis. The Dean and Chapter are deeply grateful for their support and guidance.

The Cathedral Council

The Council’s members are drawn from a wide variety of organisations, providing an important sounding board and source of expertise to the Dean and Chapter. Its role is to further and support the Cathedral’s spiritual, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical work. Its 14 members meet at least twice a year.

Members
Chair: Miss Jean Ritchie QC
The Reverend Roland Riem, Acting Dean
Mr Alan Lovell DL
Surgeon Vice Admiral Anthony Revell CB
Mrs Annabelle Boyes
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Vice-Dean and Canon Chancellor
The Reverend Canon Dr Ian Tomlinson
Lady Portal MBE DL (Louisa), High Sheriff of Hampshire
The Reverend Canon Jo Stoker
Mr Martin Rudd
Mr Paul Wing
Mr David Evans
The Reverend Dr Andrew Wood
Brigadier Alastair Bruce of Crionaich OBE ADC DL
Visitor: The Bishop of Winchester
Mr Stephen Adam (Minutes Secretary)

The College of Canons

The College of Canons brings together the experience and knowledge of ordained and lay clergy from the Cathedral and the Bishop’s office. It plays an important role in supporting the Cathedral’s mission and ministry in the wider Diocese of Winchester, and ensuring good governance. Its members meet three times a year.

Visitor
The Bishop of Winchester, The Rt Rev’d Timothy Dakin

The Chapter of Winchester
Vice-Dean and Acting Dean, The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem
Canon Precentor and Sacrist, The Reverend Canon Sue Wallace
Canon Principal, The Reverend Canon Mark Collinson
Receiver General and Canon Treasurer, Mrs Annabelle Boyes
The Lord Plant of Highfield
Mr George Medd
Ms Debbie Thrower

Bishop’s Staff
The Bishop of Basingstoke, The Right Reverend David Williams
The Bishop of Southampton, The Right Reverend Jonathan Frost
The Dean of Guernsey, The Very Reverend Timothy Barker
The Dean of Jersey, The Very Reverend Bob Key
The Archdeacon of Winchester, The Venerable Richard Brand
The Archdeacon of Bournemouth, The Venerable Dr Peter Rouch
Lay Canon Andrew Robinson (2012)
Archdeacon for Mission The Reverend Canon Dr Paul Moore (2014)

Canon Theologian
The Reverend Canon Dr Judith Maltby (2011)

Ex Officio Canons
The Bishop of Southampton, The Rt Revd Jonathan Frost
The Bishop of Basingstoke, – The Rt Revd David Williams
The Archdeacon of Winchester, The Venerable Richard Brand (21 Feb 2016)
The Archdeacon of Bournemouth, The Venerable Dr Peter Rouch
Archdeacon for Mission The Revd Canon Dr Paul Moore (2014)
The Dean of Jersey, The Very Revd Bob Key
The Dean of Guernsey – The Very Revd Timothy Reed Barker (2015)
Chief Executive & Diocesan Secretary Lay Canon Andrew Robinson (2012)
The Rt Revd Canon Abbot Giles Hill OSB, Abbot of Alton (2015)

Honorary Canons
The Revd Canon Ian Tomlinson (2004)
The Revd Canon Clive Hawkins (2005)
The Revd Canon Jo Stoker (2008)
The Revd Canon John Harkin (2009)
The Revd Canon Gary Philbrick (2009)
The Revd Canon Geoff Houghton (2011)
The Revd Canon Dr Brian Rees (2011)
The Revd Canon Dr Andrew Goddard (2012)
The Revd Canon Steve Pittis (2013)
The Revd Canon Peter Seal (2013)
The Revd Canon Karen Mackinnon (2014)
The Revd Canon Malcolm Jones (2014)
The Revd Canon Phil Collins (2014)
The Revd Canon Tim Sledge (2014)
The Revd Canon Howard Wright (2016)
The Revd Canon Helen Griffiss (2016)
The Revd Canon Andy McPherson (2016)
The Revd Canon Peter Gilks (2016)
The Revd Canon Dr Gregory Clifton Smith (2016)

Ecumenical Canons
The Abbot of Fleury (2011)
The Revd Canon Paul Townsend  (2011)
The Revd Canon Dr Howard Mellor (2011)
The Revd Canon Dr Andrew Wood (2016)
The Revd Canon Billy Kennedy (2016)

Finance and Investment Advisory Committee

This committee gives the Dean and Chapter expert advice on all Cathedral money matters, including finances and investments. Its eight members include four members of Chapter and four experts in the field. It meets three times a year.

Members
Chair: Mr Martin Reid
Mr Edmund Byers
Mr John Pringle
Mrs Annabelle Boyes
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Vice-Dean and Acting Dean
The Lord Poole
Mr Christiaan Beech (in attendance)

Fabric Advisory Committee

Maintaining the fabric of our buildings is a vital and ongoing task that requires specialist knowledge. This group of experts advises Chapter on conservation issues and any alterations to buildings. At a national level, they answer to the Cathedrals’ Fabric Commission for England, and liaise with English Heritage. Its members meet three times a year.

Members
Chair: Professor Martin Biddle OBE
Vice Chair: Antony Feltham-King
Secretary: Peter Macfarlane
Mrs Annabelle Boyes
Mr Christopher Gordon
Mr John Spokes QC
Dr Barbara Yorke
Ms Zuleika Dobson
Michael Wheeler
The Reverend Canon Jeremy Davies
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Acting Dean (in attendance)
Mr Ian Bartlett, Interim Grounds and Estates Manager (in attendance)
Nick Cox, Cathedral Architect (in attendance)
Dr John Crook, Cathedral Archaeologist (in attendance)
Mr Greg Hamilton, Project Manager Co-ordinator (in attendance)

Winchester Cathedral Enterprises Ltd (WCEL)

This trading company, which is wholly owned by Chapter, manages all our commercial activities, including retail, box office, catering and events. It covenants all its taxable profits to support the mission and ministry of the Cathedral. Its Board of Directors meets six times a year.

Members
Chair: Mr Jonathan Durrant
Managing Director: Mrs Annabelle Boyes
Non Executive Director: Mr Stan Kaufman
Non Executive Director: Mr Rupert Ellwood
Non Executive Director: Mr Damien Carpanini
Company Secretary: Christiaan Beech
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Vice-Dean and Acting Dean
Mr Bruce Winton (in attendance)
Head of Retail (in attendance)
Ms Charlotte Barnaville (in attendance)
Mr Phillip Holroyd-Smith (in attendance)