Diocese of Portsmouth

Mission and Social Transformation

Head of Mission and Social Transformation

Nick Ralph

Canon Nick Ralph

Leads our Mission and Social Transformation team, our Good Neighbours Network, and the Council for Social Responsibility which advises parishes on engagement with their communities and runs a range of innovative and creative support programmes to help them in their mission and ministry.

T: 07828 522600
E: email

Assistant DSEE

Gambol Parker
Responsibility for projects and marketing programmes.

E: email

Chairman of diocesan IDWAL link

Rev Max Cross

Rev Max Cross

P: The Rectory, Bidbury Lane, Bedhampton, Havant, PO9 3JG
E: email

Rural Affairs Adviser


Urban Ministry Adviser

Rev Bob White

Canon Bob White

P: St Mary’s Vicarage, Fratton Road, Portsmouth PO1 5PA
T: 023 9282 2687
E: email

Chaplain to the Deaf and Disability Adviser

Amanda Collinson

Rev Amanda Collinson

P: Bishop’s Office, Bishopsgrove, 26 Osborn Road, Fareham, PO16 7DQ
T: 023 9289 9692
E: email

Good Neighbours Network leader

Karen Jordan

Karen Jordan
Leads the GNN Team and responsible for the overall smooth running of the project and it’s aims, supervision of Network Advisors and the overseeing of GN group support and development.

P: 07827 925327
E: email

Karen works Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, excluding Wednesday afternoon. (Evening sometimes required so hours may vary)

Fundraising Manager

Vanessa Eden

Vanessa Eden
responsible for income generation for the Council for Social Responsibility.

T: 07880 926751
E: email