Paul Baumann installed as Receiver General
Monday, 14th January 2019
Paul Baumann CBE, formerly Chief Financial Officer of the NHS, was installed as the Receiver General and Chapter Clerk of Westminster Abbey during the First Evensong of the Baptism of Christ on Saturday 12th January 2019.
He was formally led to his seat in the Quire by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall.
The Receiver General and Chapter Clerk holds the most senior lay position in the Abbey. He works closely with the Dean and Chapter on strategic and operational matters and on major events. He also takes direct responsibility for the overall management of the Abbey's financial, administrative, protocol, fabric and security affairs. He leads the senior management team and exercises responsibility for the lay staff of the Abbey.