A list of the senior members of staff and their job descriptions can be viewed here:
Working closely with the Chief of Staff at Lambeth Palace, The Venerable Mark Steadman provides the Archbishop of York with the assistance he needs to conduct his ministry within the life of the nation, the Church of England, the Anglican Communion, and the Province of York.
Mark supports the Archbishop in his public ministry, helping him to keep abreast of political and social developments, and to be well briefed through his staff to speak for the gospel and for the church. He liaises with advisers at Church House, Westminster and at Lambeth, and also has responsibility for the coordination of personnel matters, staff welfare, finance and premises matters, and for the appraisal of senior staff. The Chief of Staff has overall responsibility for the Archbishop's diary and is the 'first port of call' for Bishops wishing to make contact with the Archbishop. Mark attends meetings of the House of Bishops, the General Synod, Archbishops' Council and Bishoprics and Cathedrals Committee, and may sometimes represent the Archbishop at official functions. Please contact Mark at email: [email protected]
The Revd Dr Jenny Wright provides theological, liturgical, administrative, written and pastoral support to the Archbishop of York to enable the Archbishop's ministry in the Diocese of York and across the Northern Province.
Jenny is also responsible for DBS procedures, the Diocesan Prayer Diary and the daily worshipping life of Bishopthorpe Palace.
Email: [email protected]
Andy Milne was appointed by the Archbishop of York in 2019 to lead a new Missional Youth Church Network (MYCN) beginning in the North of England. It is in joint partnership with Church Army and the Archbishop of York Youth Trust.
He can be contacted at email: [email protected]
Co-ordinates the research support for the Archbishop, and helps with the planning and prioritizing of his diary. She has special responsibility also for providing the Archbishop with briefings and for day to day management of his engagements. Please contact Alison Cundiff at email: [email protected]
Responsible for ensuring the proper maintenance and smooth running of Bishopthorpe Palace and all activities/events taking place there. Please email: [email protected]
For media enquiries relating to the Archbishop, please contact Elizabeth Addy at email: [email protected]; at direct dial: 01904 772365 or at mb. 07738 354491
For safeguarding contacts, please visit safeguarding page
For vacancies at Bishopthorpe Palace, or within the Church of England nationally, please go to the Church of England website