Institute people

Westminster Abbey Institute is run by a Steering Group, consisting of the Canon Theologian as Chair, the Director of the Institute, the Canon Rector of St Margaret’s and the Receiver General. The Director is assisted by a Manager and an Administrator. The Institute is advised by a Council of Reference chaired by the Dean of Westminster.

The Director is assisted by a Manager and Administrator. The Institute is advised by a Council of Reference chaired by the Dean of Westminster.

Steering Group

Institute staff

Kathleen James, Manager

kathleen.[email protected]

020 7654 4963

Aneta Horniak, Assistant

[email protected]

020 7654 4911


Council of Reference

Senior Fellows

Chair - The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE The Rt Hon. the Baroness Butler-Sloss GBE
Baroness Ashton of Upholland, GCMG, PC General The Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL
General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, GCB, CBE, DSO, ADC Gen Canon Professor Grace Davie
Dame Cressida Dick DBE QPM The Rt Hon. the Baroness D'Souza CMG
Mr Mark Easton The Rt Hon. Sir Edward Young KCVO
The Lord Evans of Weardale KCB Professor David Ford OBE
The Rt Hon. Dominic Grieve QC Professor The Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield
Lord Hodge, PC The Rt Hon. the Lord Judge
The Lord Hogan-Howe Kt QPM Lord Bob Kerslake
Sir George Edward Howarth MP Sir Stephen Lamport GCVO DL
Mrs Claire Ighodaro CBE The Rt Hon. the Lord Luce KG GCVO DL
Mr Matt Magee Mr Sandy Nairne CBE FSA
The Rt Hon. Lady May, MP The Rt Hon the Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury
Dame Clare Moriarty DCB Sir David Normington GCB
Sir Paul Nurse PRS PhD Mr Mark Ormerod CB
Mr William Nye LVO Mrs Jenny Rowe CB
Ms Josie Rourke The Lord Saatchi
Mr Peter Schofield CB The Rt Hon. Jack Straw
Professor Janet Soskice  
Professor Sir Richard Trainor KBE, AcSS, FRHistS, FKC The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett
Lord Woolley of Woodford