Diocese of Carlisle

Human Resources and Governance


The following staff are based at the Diocesan Offices at the following address: Church House, 19-24 Friargate, Penrith Cumbria, CA11 7XR.

Head of Human Resources and Governance

Ali Ng
Ali is responsible for providing the HR and Governance service to the Diocese. This includes HR policies and procedures, employment law, clergy terms of service, support to parishes, GDPR and overseeing the governance, administration and secretarial functions.

T: 01768 807777 Ext 214/07468 720292
E: ali.ng@carlislediocese.org.uk

Human Resources Adviser

Helen Harker
Helen is responsible for recruitment, providing HR advice, managing HR processes including payroll and providing support to the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.

T: 07435 762317
E: humanresources@carlislediocese.org.uk

Personal Assistant to the Archdeacons

Philip Brunskill
Philip is Secretary to the Archdeacons of Westmorland and Furness, and West Cumberland. He manages the Archdeacons' offices and his responsibilities include managing the Archdeacons diaries and arranging meetings, acting as first port of call for enquiries, and planning the Archdeacons' triannual Visitation and Appraisal programme.

T: 01768 807772/07780 726042
E: philip.brunskill@carlislediocese.org.uk

Secretariat, Governance and Office Manager

Cath Bell
Cath is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of Church House, providing a full secretariat service to the key Diocesan Committees, overseeing the election paperwork and advising parishes on the legal/administrative framework under which they operate.

T: 07542 428686
E: cath.bell@carlislediocese.org.uk

IT & Governance Manager

Anna Morris
Anna is responsible for providing an efficient and effective IT & Governance service for the Diocese. This includes maintaining parish electoral roll figures and administering the annual Articles of Enquiry returns.

T:  07500990207
E: anna.morris@carlislediocese.org.uk

Church House Administrator

Danielle Henshaw
Danielle is responsible for providing efficient administrative services. This includes DBS processing, managing the online Church statistics system, maintaining parish electoral roll figures, updating CMS and administering the new PTO register.

T: 01768 807760
E: danielle.henshaw@carlislediocese.org.uk