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
Chairman: Miss Jean Ritchie QC
The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of Winchester
The Right Reverend Tim Dakin, Bishop of Winchester
Mrs Annabelle Boyes, MBE
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Vice-Dean and Canon Chancellor 
Lady Portal MBE DL (Louisa)
The Reverend Canon Jo Stoker
The Reverend Canon Peter Seal
The Reverend Dr Andrew Wood
Brigadier Alastair Bruce of Crionaich OBE DL VR
Mr Martin Rudd
Mrs Natalie Shaw
Mr David Evans
Mr Paul Wing
Mr Stephen Adam

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 Right Reverend Timothy Dakin

The Chapter of Winchester
The Dean, The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle
Vice-Dean and Canon Chancellor, 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
Lay Canon Mr George Medd
Lay Canon Mark Byford

Bishop’s Staff
The Bishop of Basingstoke, The Right Reverend David Williams
The Bishop of Southampton, The Right Reverend Jonathan Frost
The Dean of Winchester, The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle
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 Venerable Dr Paul Moore (2014)

Canon Theologian
The Reverend Canon Dr Judith Maltby (2011)

Ex Officio Canons
The Bishop of Southampton, The Right Reverend Jonathan Frost
The Bishop of Basingstoke, – The Right Reverend 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 Venerable Dr Paul Moore (2014)
The Dean of Jersey, Mike Keirle (Installed in September 2017)
The Dean of Guernsey – The Very Reverend Timothy Reed Barker (2015)
Chief Executive & Diocesan Secretary Lay Canon Andrew Robinson (2012)
The Right Reverend Canon Abbot Giles Hill OSB, Abbot of Alton (2015)

Honorary Canons
The Reverend Canon Clive Hawkins (2005)
The Reverend Canon Jo Stoker (2008)
The Reverend Canon Gary Philbrick (2009)
The Reverend Canon Geoff Houghton (2011)
The Reverend Canon Dr Andrew Goddard (2012)
The Reverend Canon Steve Pittis (2013)
The Reverend Canon Peter Seal (2013)
The Reverend Canon Karen Mackinnon (2014)
The Reverend Canon Howard Wright (2016)
The Reverend Canon Andy McPherson (2016)
The Reverend Canon Peter Gilks (2016)
The Reverend Canon Richard Harlow (2017)
The Reverend Canon Peter Salisbury (2017)
The Reverend Canon Brian Wakelin (2017)
The Reverend Canon Christine Dale (2010)
The Reverend Canon Greg Bakker (2017)
The Revd Canon Fiona Gibbs (2017)

Ecumenical Canons
The Abbot of Fleury (2011)
The Reverend Canon Paul Townsend  (2011)
The Reverend Canon Dr Howard Mellor (2011)
The Reverend Canon Dr Andrew Wood (2016)
The Reverend 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 Edmund Byers
The Dean, The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle
Mrs Annabelle Boyes, MBE
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Vice-Dean and Canon Chancellor
The Lord Poole
Mr John Pringle
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
Mrs Annabelle Boyes, MBE
Antony Feltham-King
Mr Christopher Gordon
Mr John Spokes QC
Professor Barbara Yorke
Professor Michael Wheeler
Ms Zuleika Dobson
The Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, Dean of Winchester (in attendance)
Nick Cox, Cathedral Architect (in attendance)
Dr John Crook, Cathedral Archaeologist (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 Damien Carpanini
Managing Director: Mrs Annabelle Boyes, MBE
Non Executive Director: Mr Robert Carr-Archer
Non Executive Director: Mr Rupert Ellwood
Company Secretary: Christiaan Beech
The Reverend Canon Dr Roland Riem, Vice-Dean and Canon Chancellor
Mr Bruce Winton, Head of Operations (in attendance)
Mrs Susan  Gilmour, Head of Retail and Visitor Services (in attendance)
Mr Phillip Holroyd-Smith, Head of Enterprise (in attendance)