Senior Staff Support Team

The 3 Bishops and the Archdeacons can be contacted through their offices:

Please note: office staff are currently working remotely. Unless your enquiry is urgent, please make contact by e-mail and we will make sure that your message reaches the person who can best help you. 

For the Bishop of Winchester:

Jane Hammond, Personal Assistant to the Bishop of Winchester

01962 854050 /

For the Bishop of Basingstoke /Archdeaconry of Winchester

Sue Pakenham-Walsh, Executive Assistant

01962 737330 /

For the Bishop of Southampton / Archdeaconry of Bournemouth

Tim Littlewood, Executive Assistant

01962 737315 /

Other members of the team:

Rhiannon Balme, Administrative Assistant

The Bishop's Administrative Assistant is responsible for clergy files, PTO applications, and co-ordinating events.

01962 897081 /

Madeleine Hayden, Public Affairs Officer

The Bishop’s Public Affairs Officer supports the bishop’s national roles, including his work in the House of Lords, his Further and Higher Education involvement, and his social engagement work online and with local institutions and charities.

01962 897084 / 07305230852 /

Jessica Littlewood, Digital and Internal Communications Manager

The digital and internal communications manager develops the content and manages the Diocesan online digital platforms. Nurtures and co-ordinates the network of parish website editors and communications champions and supports design and communications for brands and teams.

01962 737325 /

Emma White & Rhiannon Balme, Appointments Assistant

The Appointments Assistant coordinates the processes for the support of parishes in vacancy and appointments to clerical and other roles.

01962 897082 /

The Revd Mat Phipps, Bishop’s Chaplain & Chief of Staff

The Bishop’s Chaplain manages the Senior Staff Support Team and is an adviser to the bishop and his colleagues.

01962 897088 /