Staff based at the Diocesan Office

STAFF CBEClaire Benton-Evans
Youth & Children Officer
Office: 0131 346 9088
Mobile: 0747 372 8148

Mon-Tue; Thu-Fri (Tue & Thu normally office days)


Very Reverend Frances Burberry
Office: 0131 346 9083




Sam CampbellSamantha Campbell
Bishop’s P.A.
Office: 0131 538 7044
Mon-Thu; Fri (am)
Bishop’s diary management & administrative support; clergy licencing & PVG checking; Canon 31 Marriage permissions




DSC01011cSimon Filsell
Diocesan Administrator & Diocesan Protection Officer
Office: 0131 538 7033
Governance; Secretary to Diocesan Synod; Diocesan Office management (personnel & facilities); Day to day finances; Secretary to Diocesan Standing Committee, Finance & Management Committee, Buildings Committee, Personnel Committee and Information & Communications Committee; Safeguarding & Protection of Vulnerable Adults (PVG)


Sian HarrisSiân Harris
Diocesan Communications Coordinator
Office: 0131 346 9081 (Mon & Wed pm)
Mobile: 07725 697909



Reverend Annie Naish
Bishop’s Enabler of Mission
Office: 0131 346 9089
Mobile: 07800 866 494


Ann Rae
Administrative Assistant  
Office: 0131 346 9081  Mon to Thu (9.15am-12.15pm)



Reverend Kenneth WebbK Webb
Continuing Ministerial Development
Office: 0131 346 9081
Oversees the development of the ministry of both lay and ordained. Responsible for Continuing Ministerial Development (CMD) that will enhance the ongoing development of those already authorised to minister.


Elizabeth White
Adventures in Faith Coordinator
Part time over Tuesday and Wednesday
Mobile: 07398 954011   Office: 0131 346 9081
Coordinating a hub for adult learning within the Diocese; enabling and support for learning initiatives in local churches; sharing of resources and good practice; programme of events with quarterly newsletter; contact point for Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Supervision.