Diocese of Chichester


Finance Director

Catherine Dawkins

Responsible for the smooth running of the diocese’s finance function and for providing reports to support the decision making of Diocesan Synod, Bishop’s Council and various Diocesan Committees.

The accounts department provides all the accounting services for the diocese including the preparation of the statutory accounts, managing cash and investments, overseeing payroll and pensions, and monitoring income and expenditure. The team also provides support and advice to parishes on financial matters.

Tel: 01273 421 021


Management Accountant

Peter Lovett

Assists with the financial management of the Diocese. This includes administering Parish Share, managing Archdeacons Loans, maintaining the records for the Aided Schools Fund, liaising with banks and providing support in all aspects of day to day financial issues.

Tel: 01273 425 046



Accounts Assistant

Hannah Heron

Responsible for recording income received, processing payments and general financial administration. Hannah also oversees Parish Trust investments and provides support to the Mission Fund Committee and Diocesan Overseas Committee.

Tel: 01273 425 688