Contact Us


Contact us

The central and administrative work of the diocese is managed and coordinated by our central teams, with each team responsible for a particular area. Some teams provide services direct to our diocesan community, our people, parishes, schools and colleges, others are involved in support services which deliver effective day-to-day operations.

For all general enquiries, or if you are unsure who to speak to, please contact

our reception on 01353 652701.

Otherwise, use the alphabetical list below to find the department/person you want to contact.

Ely Diocesan Office
Bishop Woodford House
Barton Road
Ely CB7 4DX

Telephone: 01353 652701

DIOCESAN OFFICE HOURS

M-F: 9 AM - 5 PM
Sat: Office Closed
Sun: Office Closed

Archdeacon of Cambridge

The Ven Dr Alex Hughes
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652719

PA to Archdeacon of Cambridge

Anne Billings-Smith (Monday - Thursday, 8.30am-1pm) 
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652719 
Address: The Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX

Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech
The Ven Hugh McCurdy
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652709

PA to Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech

Karen Steyn (Mon - Thurs, 9am - 2pm)

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652709 
Address: The Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX

Bishop of Ely's Office

Postal address:

The Right Revd Stephen Conway
Bishop of Ely
The Bishop's House
Ely CB7 4DW

Email: [email protected]

Assistant Secretary

Grazyna Karwoska-Budd
Email [email protected]
Telephone 01353 662 749

Senior Chaplain to the Bishop of Ely

Revd Dr Hannah Cleugh
Email: [email protected]
Telephone 01353 662 749

Bishop of Huntingdon's Office

Postal address:-

The Right Revd Dr Dagmar Winter
14 Lynn Road
Ely CB6 1DA

Email: [email protected]

PA to Bishop of Huntingdon

Jo Godfrey
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 662 137

Changing Market Towns

Revd Canon Mike Booker
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652700

Church Buildings and Pastoral Department

Pastoral and Elections Secretary

Sally Gilson
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652727

DAC Secretary and Head of Church Buildings and Pastoral Department

Geoffrey Hunter
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652737

Assistant DAC Secretary and Grants Adviser

Sue Dickinson
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652705

Historic Church Buildings Support Officer

Holly Isted
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652720

Communications Team

Head of Communications

James Owen
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652728

Digital Evangelism Manager

Eleanor Puttock
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652722

Crockford's Directory
Crockfords is the national directory for all Church of England contacts at national, diocesan and parish level. A subscription is required to access these details. Visit crockford.org.uk.
Diocesan Directory

The Directory is currently being updated and will be available here soon.

Data Protection and the Directory

  • The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enhanced data subject rights for individuals with regards to how businesses, including the Ely Diocesan Board of Finance, uses personal data.
  • This resulted in a review of what personal data is included in the Directory.
  • As a default position, the Diocese has taken the view that as elected and/or publicly licensed figures, Licensed Clergy and Churchwardens will have their names and contact details published in the directly, unless we are advised otherwise.
  • Please note the Diocesan office processes your details in accordance with our privacy notice here.

If you do spot an issue, or wish to amend your details and the permissions by which we display your information, please contact the appropriate team as highlighted below.

  • Licensed Clergy: Please contact the Bishop’s Office (details above under the Bishop of Ely's Office heading)
  • Clergy with PTO: Please contact the Bishop’s Office (details above under the Bishop of Ely's Office heading)
  • Churchwardens: Please contact the Archdeacon’s Office (details above under the appropriate Archdeacon's heading)
  • PCC Roles: please email [email protected]
  • Deanery/Benefice/Parish/Church names seem incorrect: Please email the DAC office on [email protected]
Diocesan Finance Department

Financial Controller

Lorraine Orbell
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652708

Accounts Assistant and Parish Gift Aid Support Officer

Sarah Hewitt
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652707

Finance Assistant - Education & Trusts

Jennifer Stannett
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652717

Diocesan Secretary

Paul Evans
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652702

Diocesan Data Officer and Diocesan Electoral Roll Officer

Jackie Cox
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652721

Diocesan Registry

The Ely Diocesan website offers a list of contacts and lots of other useful information. Visit elydiocesanregistry.co.uk

If you would like to speak to one of the Registry staff, the contact details are as follows:

The Bishop of Ely’s Registry
1 The Sanctuary,
Westminster.
SW1P 3JT

Telephone: 020 7222 5381
Fax: 020 7222 7502
Email: [email protected]

Glebe and Investments

Glebe and Investments Officer

Jon Green
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652726

Housing Department

Property Manager

Stella Green
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652704
(Out of Hours Emergency only: 07956 252325)

Mission and Ministry Team

Head of Development - Mission and Ministry

Linda Church
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652733

Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Vocations

Megan Daffern
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652710

Senior Administrator (Mission and Ministry)

Denise Thompson
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652713

Administrative Assistant (Mission and Ministry)

Wendy Ivey
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652736

Children's Adviser

Debbie Hill
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652711

Secondary Schools Co-ordinator

Natasha Clark
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652714/07445047658

Baptism+ Co-ordinator 

Olivia Coles
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652740

Wisbech Learning Community – Educational Lead

Lauren Randall
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07443242828

Mission Lead - Fresh Expressions

Mark Rodel
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 07590 208803

Development Officer - Inherited Church

Revd Phil Marsh
Email: [email protected]

Parish Giving

Projects and Development Officer

Martin Kenward
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652734

Administrator

Theresa Chivers
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652725

Programme Management

Strategic Programme Manager

Adam Evans
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652712

Mothers' Union (Ely Diocese)

Diocesan President of the Mothers' Union

Hazel Williams
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01353 652718

Schools and Academies

Please visit the Schools pages on this website, linked below, to be directed to the correct teams that take care of the schools and academies overseen by the Diocese.

Link - Schools Department


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Ely Diocesan Board of Finance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 142183, and a charity registered in England and Wales with Charity Number 245456. The registered address is: Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DX. All rights reserved.