Diocese of Portsmouth

Mission and Social Transformation

Head of Mission and Social Transformation

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

Stewardship Adviser

Chris Parker

Chris Parker
Promotion of stewardship across all the diocese, advice and support to parishes and deaneries on effective Christian stewardship and support, advice and training for parish and deanery officers on their financial responsibilities.

T: 023 9289 9669
M: 07392 087565
E: email

Chairman of diocesan IDWAL link

Rev Max Cross

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

Rural Affairs Adviser


Urban Ministry Adviser

Canon Bob White

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

Chaplain to the Deaf




Good Neighbours Network leader

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)

Refugee Co-ordinators

Jo West and Maricar Jagger

Running the Homes for Ukraine scheme as part of the diocese’s strategic partnership with Citizens UK.

Jo and Maricar work part-time

e: refugees@portsmouth.anglican.org