Meet the CYP Team

Our team have a range of specialist skills and experience and are here to support you in your mission and ministry with children and young people - whether that's at home, school or church. The whole team can be contacted via Diocesan House on 01227 459401 or using the email addresses below. 

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Quentin Roper

Director of Education

Leads strategic work with children, young people and schools. Board member of the MAT and Senior Executive for the Umbrella Trust (DCACL).

Email Quentin

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Niki Paterson

Deputy Director of Education

School Improvement, governance, guidance on developing Christian character and leadership.

Email Niki

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Rebecca Swansbury

Schools Officer - Christian Character

SIAMS, Collective Worship and RE.

Email Rebecca

Schools Officer - Organisation and Estates

Post currently vacant

Ben Hatfield

Children and Young People’s Ministry Adviser

Supporting the development of Children and Young Peoples' ministry in Church, school and at home.

Email Ben

Sarah Buchan

Lead administrator


Kira Hedley-Smith

CSY Administrator

Email Kira