Canon Jack, as Chancellor, assists Chapter in its Governance responsibilities and in the strategic management of the Cathedral, working closely with Ruth Bamford, the Communar and Val Timlin, the Head of HR. He maintains oversight of the Cathedral’s ministry to children, families and young people and its work with schools and has operational responsibility for safeguarding in the Cathedral. Jack has also been tasked with developing the Cathedral’s relationships with key stakeholders and networks, including diocesan, civic and third sector partners. He serves as a Trustee of St Mary’s Hospital and helps to lead the Diocese of Chichester’s Church Growth programme.
Before ordination Jack worked for an Investment Bank. He joined the Diocese of Chichester as a part-time Parish Development Officer and Bishop’s Adviser for Vocations. He has previously served in two parishes in East London and as a Chaplain and Head of Welfare in an Oxford College. He served his title in West London. Jack is passionate about lay leadership, clergy wellbeing, congregation growth, children and young people’s ministry and mission and evangelism.