Chapters were formerly exclusively clerical bodies but after the 1999 act every cathedral chapter must now include at least two lay members.
Dean of Salisbury
Nicholas Papadopulos was installed as the 81st Dean of Salisbury on Sunday 9 September 2018. Before that he was a parish priest, serving for six years in the Diocese of London as Vicar of St Peter’s Eaton Square. He is delighted to return to Salisbury, having served previously in the Diocese, as Senior Chaplain to Bishop David Stancliffe from 2002 to 2007.
Anna Macham was installed in May 2019. From 2010-2012 she acted as Precentor at Southwark Cathedral, during which time she organised national acts of worship including the Consecration of the Bishop, the Installation of the Dean, the Borough of Southwark’s Civic Service for Queen’s Jubilee, and one of three services marking the London 2012 Olympics, alongside Westminster Abbey and St Paul’s Cathedral.
Edward is a governor of Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School, chairs the Trustees of the College of Matrons almshouses, and holds various other posts on behalf of Chapter. He is a Bishops’ Adviser on selection of candidates for ordination.
Robert Titley was installed in November 2015. He is responsible for the Cathedral's ‘treasures’, in particular the fabric of the building, and has oversight of both the Major Repair Programme and the Cathedral’s development plans. Robert also has responsibility for the arts programme, the Cathedral Friends and (with colleagues) the pastoral aspects of Cathedral life.
Lucinda was Diocesan Secretary of the Diocese of Salisbury between 2004 and 2018. During that time she was also a member of the national church Dioceses Commission, chairman of the National Diocesan Secretaries’ Group, a member of the Archbishop’s Council Finance Committee and Investment Committee, and trustee of two charities. She is a lay Canon Emeriti and a Trustee of the Friends of the Cathedral and she and her husband Radu, worship at the Cathedral and volunteer as Cathedral Stewards. She has been a Governor of Salisbury District Hospital NHS Trust since 2015 and chairs the Trust’s Organ Donation Committee.
For 10 years he was a member of the Council of St Paul's Cathedral until 2010. Formerly a member of the Archbshops' review of Bishops Needs and Resources Luke is also Chairman of the National Churches Trust, and a member of the PCC of the Woodford Valley. Luke, whose father was Canon Treasurer of Chichester Cathedral, was born in Utrecht and educated at Durham University. After senior appointments at EMI Records, TSB Bank where Luke was a Director, BT Group as Corporate Governance and Compliance director, Chief Executive of the non-statutory mortgage regulator, and more recently as Group Compliance Director of the Royal Mail Group. Luke has been a non-executive in the NHS for almost 25 years as Deputy Chairman of Barts and The London NHS, and for the last 9 years as Chairman of Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust.
Jane is the Chief Executive Officer of Equitas Limited, the company set up to re -insure and run off the 1992 and prior years' non -life liabilities of Lloyd's of London Syndicates. She had previously been the Finance Director since the incorporation of the Equitas Group.
Sue became a Christian during postgraduate studies at Cambridge University and was encouraged to seek ordination when women began to be ordained priests in 1994. Sue served in various parish roles in the Diocese of London before becoming Director of Deanery Licensed Ministers in the Kensington Area, where she was also a tutor for STETS. She ministered in St Albans Diocese from 2009 as both parish priest and Diocesan Director of Ordinands. Sue holds a range of qualifications which support her role as a preacher, theological teacher and enabler and developer of people’s talents, including a Postgraduate Certificate in Adult Education, an MA in Aspects of Biblical Interpretation and a DThM (Doctor of Theology and Ministry) from Durham University to name a few.
The Chapter Clerk is the senior lay manager at Salisbury Cathedral, responsible for advising on and overseeing the execution of the strategic policies set by Chapter and the Cathedral’s senior management team. Jackie works in close partnership with the Dean of Salisbury, the Very Reverend Nicholas Papadopulos.