OUR STAFF TEAM

Patrick Bateman

Vicar

Patrick worked as a futures trader in the City of London before being ordained. This then took him to serving churches in Wallington and Chipstead in Surrey; Ilkley in Yorkshire and then back south to Claygate. Locally, Patrick might be seen with his three black Labradors or on his bike. Or in one of the local pubs as part of his monthly ‘meet the people’ vicar’s pub crawl.

Email: Patrick Bateman
Phone: 01372 662012

Richard Rugg

Associate Vicar

Richard spent three years in IT as a network administrator before becoming a Children and Youth Minister and, following theological training, being ordained. His spare time involves keeping fit, watching football, family days out and playing on his Sony PlayStation.

Email: Richard Rugg
Phone: 01372 662014

Stuart Sadler

Curate

Stuart combines his church role with being Vice President of a Surrey technology company. He’s passionate about ‘faith in the workplace’, believing there should be no divide between the sacred and the secular. Somehow he also manages to squeeze in travel and cycling.

Email: Stuart Sadler

Tom Hill

Curate

Tom is married to Megan and they have two young daughters. His first career was in the Metropolitan Police, working in a variety of roles across south London and Scotland Yard. Before joining Holy Trinity, Tom was worship pastor at St Paul’s, Dorking. Outside of work Tom loves playing and watching football and cricket.

Email: Tom Hill
Phone: 01372 662015

Katherine Willis

Ordinand in Training

Katherine’s working life began teaching chemistry in a boys’ boarding school. More recently she was the assistant administrator at Holy Trinity. Currently training for ordination, in Katherine’s limited spare time includes walking, reading and quilting.

Email: Katherine Willis

OFFICE AND SUPPORT STAFF

Louise Crudgington

Vicar’s Assistant

Alongside her role at Holy Trinity Claygate, Louise is Finance and HR Manager at her family’s Surrey-based retail maintenance business. Fun for her – when she can find the time – involves skiing in the sun. But mostly it’s time with her family and friends.

Email: Louise Crudgington
Phone: 01372 662001

Janet Watkins

Administration Manager

Janet was previously part of Marks & Spencer’s commercial management team. To relax she travels, drinks good coffee, spends time with friends and family, and samples gins from around the UK.

Email: Janet Watkins
Phone: 01372 662002

Brian Howells

Operations Manager

Brian spent 30 years in financial services. Currently he’s Chair of The Dylan Howells Foundation – a charity in memory of his son who died suddenly in 2016. Brian is also a school governor, a trustee of Claygate Village Hall Association and, as an avid supporter of Welsh rugby, a debenture holder at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Email: Brian Howells
Phone: 01372 662010

Jen Green

Assistant Administrator

Jen’s previous life includes 10 years in corporate fleet management before joining Claygate Primary School as an admin assistant and home school link worker. Married to Alex and mummy to Aiden, she loves a good box set, singing and has taken up crochet.

Email: Jen Green
Phone: 01372 662003

Dave Curtis

Facilities Manager

Dave’s former employment was bespoke metal fabrication and shop fitting. This included water features for Chelsea flower show and work on stately homes and religious buildings around the world. Fun for Dave includes tinkering with motorcycles, metalwork projects and pub quizzes.

Email: Dave Curtis

PASTORAL CARE AND SENIORS

Pippa Cramer

Pastoral Care and Seniors Minister

Pippa was previously an occupational therapist in the NHS. Her spare time involves friends, family, walking – and caring for a menagerie of animals including dogs, cats and guinea pigs. Her dream is to have pet goats in her back garden!

Email: Pippa Cramer
Phone: 01372 662016

Helen Forbes

Pastoral Care and Seniors Assistant

Helen worked in advertising before becoming a languages teacher and then raising a family. She lists her hobbies as running/staggering to clear the cobwebs away, seeing friends, the theatre and reading ‘if I get time’.

Email: Helen Forbes

Julia Howells

Pastoral Care and Seniors Administrator

Julia was an HR Director for many years. Her spare time is spent with her children, usually beside a swimming pool as they train or compete. When having a moment to herself Julia enjoys a cup of tea or glass of wine depending on the time of day, and a good TV box set.

Email: Julia Howells

YOUTH, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Holly Byles

Youth Minister

A trained actress, Holly has worked in musical theatre performing in pantos and with touring companies. More recently she was a youth pastor in Kent and worked with a detached youth work Christian charity. To relax, Holly loves card and board games.

Email: Holly Byles
Phone: 01372 662007

Dominic Mitchell

Youth Outreach Worker

Dom has a degree and masters in Mathematics at Loughborough University. He loves anything maths related and being competitive either through a game of tennis, or video and board games.

Email:  Dominic Mitchell

Ada Rugg

Children and Families Minister

Ada trained as a teacher and then went into youth work, worked as a school supervisor and was a school governor. A break to raise her two girls was followed by being a Year 6 teaching assistant. Ada’s spare time includes family and friends and being creative – anything from arts and crafts to gardening and cooking.

Email: Ada Rugg
Phone: 01372 662005

Lorna Davey

Children and Families Administrator

Lorna was previously a buyer for Liberty across various departments, including jewellery, beauty and fashion accessories. For her, fun involves time with family and friends, walking and watching her children play sport.

Email: Lorna Davey
Phone: 01372 662006

Vicky Marsh

Jigsaw Pre-School Manager

Vicky’s almost 30 year career in childcare and development started by volunteering for a charity giving respite care to vulnerable children and adults. Outside of Jigsaw she admits to being a huge superhero fan and a star wars geek. Should she ever grow up her dream is to be a Wookie.

Email: Vicky Marsh
Phone: 01372 662021

CHURCHWARDENS AND TREASURER

Anna Lise Gordon

Churchwarden

Anna Lise enthuses about her full-time job as Director of the Institute of Education at St Mary’s University training 1,000 teachers a year. She says, she’s ‘surrounded by amazing colleagues and students who are making a difference for children and young people every day’. With a love of languages – Anna Lise speaks four – no wonder she also loves to travel.

Email: Anna Lise Gordon

Bill Lowe

Churchwarden

Following a career in banking, Bill is now head of fundraising at CSW (Christian Solidarity Worldwide). He loves walking in the Surrey hills, reading and cooking. As a canny Scot, Bill supports England at cricket and Scotland in every other sport.

Email: Bill Lowe

Duncan Colyer

Treasurer

Duncan’s day job is the CRM Database Manager at Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) UK.  His down time combines his family, brewing, planes, cricket and sport generally. On the horizon is the dream to visit Antarctica and Bhutan.

Email: Duncan Colyer