Rosie came to The Bishop’s Palace in 2013 after a 20 year career in international development and social justice. As Chief Executive, she leads the work of The Palace Trust, managing the Palace as a heritage site and visitor attraction. Rosie is responsible for setting the long term direction of the charity so that increasing numbers of people ...
George Le Roy
Head of Operations
George joined The Bishop’s Palace in 2015, following roles with the National Trust and The Churches Conservation Trust. As Head of Operations, George oversees visitor income, leading on income generation for The Palace Trust as well as managing maintenance and conservation. George and his family have the pleasure of living onsite in the Gatehous...
Development Project Manager
Jonathan joined The Bishop’s Palace in April 2014 after relocating from London. He arrived at the Palace with 10 years’ experience working in the heritage and arts sector with most of those years spent at London’s Tate galleries and Southbank Centre. As the Development Project Manager Jonathan is responsible for leading an exciting new project t...
Marketing & Communications Manager
Merryn joined The Palace Trust as Marketing & Communications Manager in July 2014, having moved to Wells from London. Merryn spent 13 years working in the wedding list industry with names such as Wrapit, notonthehighstreet.com and Prezola. At The Bishop’s Palace, Merryn is involved in every aspect of portraying the Palace to the outside wo...
James Cross has been Head Gardener at the Bishop’s Palace since 2004. Before this, James worked for the National Trust at The Courts in Wiltshire, Sissinghurst and Sheffield Park. James was trained at Hadlow College in Horticulture and Landscape Management. James lives in an apartment at the Palace with his wife Michaela and their two young s...
Weddings and Functions Manager
Kelly joined the Bishop’s Palace team in January 2016, and is responsible for planning and running wedding receptions and private events at the Palace.
Public Events and Exhibitions Manager
Freddie joined The Bishop’s Palace in early 2018 after 6 years in various museums and art galleries. Before coming here, he was based at the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol and Brighton Museum. Working on all kinds of events, from Easter egg hunts to art exhibitions, he is already planning some exciting new ideas for next year!
Administrator and Membership Co‑ordinator
Moira joined the office team in 2011 as the Administrator and looks after the day to day running of the office, group bookings and is also responsible for the Membership.