CCGR Governance

The Centre is run, day to day, by the co-directors, David Goodhew and Anthony-Paul Cooper, overseen by a management group. The management group, in turn, is answerable to the Council of St Johns College, Durham University. The Patron of the Centre is the Most Revd. and Rt. Hon. John Sentamu, Archbishop of York.

The centre staff are advised by the centre’s advisory board, consisting of a range of academics, researchers and church leaders.

The members of the management group are:

  • The Revd Prof David Wilkinson – Principal of St Johns College, Durham (Chair)
  • The Revd Dr Philip Plyming – Warden of Cranmer Hall, Durham
  • The Revd Dr David Goodhew – Co-Director of the CCGR at Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham
  • Anthony-Paul Cooper – Co-Director of the CCGR at Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham
  • Dr Matthew Guest – Senior Lecturer at Dept. of Theology and Religion, Durham University

The members of the advisory board are:

  • The Revd Dr David Goodhew – Co-Director of the CCGR at Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham (Convenor)
  • Dr Richard Burgess – Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham
  • Dr Matthew Guest – Senior Lecturer at Dept. of Theology and Religion, Durham University
  • Dr Alana Harris – Darby Research Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford University
  • Prof David Martin-  Emeritus Professor at London School of Economics
  • The Revd Prof David Wilkinson – Principal of St Johns College, Durham
  • The Revd Dr Philip Plyming – Warden of Cranmer Hall, Durham
  • Prof David Bebbington – Dept. of History, University of Stirling
  • The Ven Bob Jackson – Former Archdeacon of Walsall, Tutor at St John’s College Nottingham and Visiting Fellow of St John’s College, Durham
  • The Revd Dr Hugh Osgood – Co-chair of the UK Charismatic and Pentecostal Leaders’ Conference and Senior Minister of Cornerstone Christian Community, Bromley, London
  • Dr Peter Brierley – Brierley Consulting and Visiting Fellow of St John’s College, Durham
  • The Revd Canon Lynda Barley – Truro Cathedral, former head of Research and Statistics, Church of England
  • Dr Rachel Jordan – National Advisor on Mission and Evangelism for the Church of England