Members of the Executive Committee



Dr Lindsay Newcombe

Lay Vice-Chairman


Lindsay’s doctorate is in Mechanical Engineering. She is a specialist in orthopaedics at the British Standards Institution.

The Revd Ian McCormack SSC

Clerical Vice-Chairman 


Vicar of Grimethorpe with Brierley

Mr Jonathan Prichard



Formerly Diocesan Secretary of the Diocese of Chichester

Elected by the Council

The Revd Edward Martin SSC



Vicar of Great Grimsby

Mrs Hannah Phillips



Hannah lives and works in North West London. She works part-time within the parish, providing administrative support to the incumbent. She is the loving mother to three children.

Co-opted with the approval of the Council

The Revd Paul Benfield SSC

Co-opted for legal expertise


Vicar of St Nicholas, Fleetwood

Dr Richard Mantle

Co-opted for fundraising expertise


Director of Opera North

In Attendance