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Michael Stephens-Jones

Michael moved to Exeter in September 2023 to take up his current post. Following a gap-year at Tewkesbury Abbey, Michael spent three years at Selwyn College, Cambridge, where he served as Organ Scholar, graduating with a Starred First in Music in 2021. In his final year he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of […]

Lis Spencer

Lis has an extensive background in project management, community engagement and partnership development. As Strategy and Development Manager for Film Hub South East, Lis supported a group of independent cinemas across the South East to form a network,  helping them to diversify their programming and increase their audiences. This role also involved delivering funding programmes, […]

James Cotter

James is qualified teacher and lecturer with ten years of experience in primary, secondary, FE and special education. James is also a professional actor, writer and director having appeared in Hollywood movies and UK national tours of plays and musicals, he’s already put his talents to good use producing the play, The Ever-Faithful City on […]

Emma Laws

Emma Laws was appointed Cathedral Librarian in 2022. She has master’s degrees in Information and Library Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and in The History of the Book from the University of London. She chartered in 2001 and gained Associateship of the Museums Association in 2004. Emma began her career at the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, […]

Richard Remington

A strategic marketing communications and creative director, Richard brings over 20 years of experience across national and global media, marketing and creative agencies, including the Financial Times, Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ.Custom Studios. He was founding creative director of Newsweek’s Media Lab agency and creative director at marketing agency, Wilkins & Rock. More recently […]

Simon Aston

A former City of London Police Officer, Simon relocated to Devon with his family in 2015 and was appointed Health, Safety & Security Manager at Exeter Cathedral in 2016.

Luke Stevenson

Born and brought up in Cornwall, Luke came to Exeter to read for a Master’s Degree in History and began working at the Cathedral part time whilst completing his studies, initially on the Welcome Desk. Following a period as Events and Diary Co-ordinator, Luke was delighted to be offered the post of Custos in August […]

Jill Taylor

 Jill started work in the museum sector after studying history, leisure management and then collections care, but was soon writing applications for funding to meet capital and revenue shortfalls, followed by project managing the delivery. Throughout her career, she has worked with trustees, volunteers, grant-givers, corporates and individuals, raising a career total of approximately £35 […]

Chris Sampson

Chris came to Exeter from Salisbury Cathedral in 2013 where he was Head Mason and Acting Clerk of Works. He has responsibility for the ongoing conservation and restoration of Exeter Cathedral and its precincts. He was made a Master Mason of the Worshipful Company of Masons in 2015. Please do not use this form to send […]