Diocesan Staff

Sarah Kilmartin

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Chief Operating Officer

About Me

Sarah Kilmartin joined the Diocese as Financial Secretary in 2015, and became Chief Operating Officer in March 2018. She is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2001. She has previously held finance roles with Hertz rent-a-car,…

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Maggie Wares

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PA to Chief Operating Officer

About Me

Maggie joined the Diocese in November 2017 as PA to Chief Operating Officer and works from its central Curial office at Bishop’s House, Hove. Previously Maggie worked for 23 years in a Business Bank based in Brighton.

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Dave Newman

About Me

Dave joined the Diocese in June 2018 taking the role of Financial Controller and works from its central Curial office at Bishop's House, Hove heading up a finance team of four staff. Previously Dave worked for 26 years for an…

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Sue Forrest

About Me

Sue joined the Diocese in December 2018 as the Diocesan Property Officer and works from its central Curial office in Bishop’s House, Hove. Previously Sue worked for an International Airline in their property team.

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Patricia Wrightson

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Gift Aid Organiser

About Me

Patricia joined the Diocese in April 2018 as the Diocesan Gift Aid Organiser and works from the central Curial office in Bishop’s House, Hove. Previously Patricia worked in the Finance Team for one of the UK’s leading provider of share registration…

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Hazel d'Souza

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Finance Officer

About Me

Hazel joined the Diocese in February 2015 as Centre Manager at DABCEC, now known as St Philip Howard Centre, in Crawley. She then joined the Finance team working in the central Curial office at Bishop’s House, Hove as Finance Officer…

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Gina London

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Secretary

About Me

Gina joined the Diocese in October 2001 as a secretary to the Diocesan accountant and works from the central Curial office in Bishop’s House, Hove. Gina previously worked in the Insurance industry and the NHS

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Claire Johnson

About Me

Claire joined the Diocese in May 2019 as Administrative Assistant in the Property Team and works from its central Curial office at Bishop’s House, Hove. Previously Claire has worked in Customer Service roles including managing a very busy Business Centre…

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