Bishop of Exeter & Senior Staff

The Bishop of Exeter

The Right Revd Robert Atwell has been Bishop of Exeter since 2014. The Diocese of Exeter covers the county of Devon. Bishop Robert also sits in the House of Lords and is chair of the Church of England’s Liturgical Commission. He also speaks on Rural Affairs for the Church of England.

Email the Bishop of Exeter or phone his office on 01392 272362.

Bishop Robert is supported by a Senior Staff Team

The Suffragan Bishop of Crediton

The Rt Revd Jackie Searle
32, The Avenue, Tiverton EX16 4HW
01884 250002 Email the Bishop of Crediton

The Suffragan Bishop of Plymouth

The Rt Revd James Grier
St Mark’s Church, 1 Sanctuary Close, Plymouth PL2 1EN
01752 500059 Email the Bishop of Plymouth

Verena Breed: The Archdeacon of Barnstaple

The Venerable Verena Breed
Stage Cross, Sanders Lane, Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple EX32 0BE
01271 375475 Email the Archdeacon of Barnstaple

Andrew Beane: The Archdeacon of Exeter

The Venerable Andrew Beane
Emmanuel House, Station Road, Ide, Exeter EX2 9RS
01392 425577 Email the Archdeacon of Exeter

Douglas Dettmer: The Archdeacon of Totnes

The Venerable Douglas Dettmer
Blue Hills, Bradley Road, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot TQ13 9EU
01626 832064 Email the Archdeacon of Totnes

Jane Bakker: The Archdeacon of Plymouth

The Venerable Jane Bakker
St Mark’s Church, 1 Sanctuary Close, Plymouth PL2 1EN
01752 858382 Email the Archdeacon of Plymouth

Very Reverend Jonathan Greener: Dean of Exeter

Cathedral Offices, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter EX1 1HS
01392 273509 Email the Dean

The Reverend Jane Chamberlain: Bishop’s Chaplain

The Palace Gatehouse, Exeter EX1 1HX
01392 272362 Email the Bishop’s Chaplain

Alison Stock: Diocesan Registrar

Alison Stock – Partner, Stephens Scown LLP
Tel: 01392 210700 Email the Registrar

Stephen Hancock: Diocesan Secretary

Stephen Hancock
The Old Deanery, The Cloisters, EXETER, EX1 1HS
01392 294927 Email the Diocesan Secretary

Samantha Stayte:  Dean of Women’s Ministry 

The Rev’d Preb. Samantha Stayte
01598 752289 Email The Dean of Women’s Ministry

Anthea Carter-Savigear: Director of People and Safeguarding

Anthea Carter-Savigear
The Old Deanery, The Cloisters, EXETER, EX1 1HS
01392 294947 Email The Director of People and Safeguarding