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Caroline Padget

Caroline was appointed aa a trustee in April 2022, and is a member of the fundraising committee. A retired nurse, she has sung in Church choirs all her life, and comes from a long line of Cathedral choristers. For eight years she was a trustee of the Royal School of Church Music, and chair of […]

John Crowley

John has been a Trustee since 2018 and is Chair of the Trust’s Investment Committee. John is the Founder and was (until he retired in 2020) Chief Executive of Hawksmoor, an investment management business with its main office in Exeter. Previously he was an institutional stockbroker in the City, before qualifying as a solicitor. After […]

John Acornley

John joined as Trustee and Treasurer in March 2017 becoming Chair in October 2018. He has a portfolio of Chair and Non-Executive Director roles across the private and public sector in the South West.

Ian Huggett

Ian is a chartered accountant and a partner in the leading south-west firm Thomas Westcott. Being a ECMFT trustee enables Ian to combine two key areas of his life, music and the Church. Ian is an enthusiastic rather than talented musician and in his youth Ian performed in the Cathedral as part of the viola […]

Penny Adie MBE

Early studies with Iris du Pré, masterclasses with Nadia Boulanger, four years at the RAM and a post graduate course under Rita Streich in Austria propelled Penny Adie into the world of professional music. Marriage to John, an esteemed Arabic speaker, took her and their family of three children to Oman where they lived for […]

Peter Macklin FCA

Peter Macklin was appointed as a Trustee in 2016 and is the Chairman of the Trust’s Compliance Committee, which monitors the Trust’s compliance with its legal and financial obligations. Peter is a Chartered Accountant and during his career he has acted as Finance Director for a number of companies in the South West.  He is […]

Robert Horsey

Robert is a practising solicitor and partner at Ashfords LLP based in Exeter where he specialises in disputes involving wills and trusts. He was a Chorister at Exeter Cathedral from 1971-1976 and has had a lifelong interest in music since then.

The Very Revd Jonathan Greener

Jonathan trained for ordination at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield. After studying Theology and Religious Studies at Trinity College, Cambridge, he served his title as Curate at St Matthew, Elephant and Castle, in the diocese of Southwark from 1991 to 1994, before becoming Bishop of Truro’s Domestic Chaplain from 1994 to 1996. From 1996 […]