Diocese of Portsmouth

DAC, Synod & Central Services staff

All staff listed below are based at the Diocesan Offices, at the following address:
First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB.

Strategic Projects Officer

Lauren McDermott
working with the strategic team along with providing support for the SDF funded projects and working closely with various projects across the Diocese.

T: 023 9289 9651
E: email

DAC Secretary

This post is shared between two part-time members of staff: Catherine Gray and David Cain. They both act as DAC Secretary and Church Buildings Development Officers. 

David Cain
Catherine Gray David Cain

T: 023 9289 9687
E: email

Synod & Office Services Support Manager/Electoral Roll Officer

Jane Dobbs
Provides administrative support for Synod, clergy stipends, pastoral schemes and the Diocesan Finance Committee; assists the Deputy Diocesan Secretary in organising the administration associated with clergy deployment and acts as the Electoral Registration Officer.

T: 023 9289 9661
E: email

HR and Data Protection Officer

KJOlukolajo (KJ) Onadipe
Administrates HR and data protection.

T: 023 9289 9652
E: email


Kara Weston

Kara Weston
Part-time receptionist and administrator in the diocesan office.

T: 023 9289 9650
E: email