Meet The Bishop’s Palace Team


Rosie Martin

Chief Executive

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 ...

Jonathan Sawyer

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 an...

George Le Roy

Operations Manager

George Le Roy is Operations Manager and has the pleasure of living on site in the Gatehouse.  He and his wife are often to be seen throwing food out of the w...

Merryn Kidd

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 t...

James Cross

Head Gardener

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, Sissinghu...

Kelly Emery

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.

Allen Stockel

Operations Assistant

Moira Anderson

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 th...

Siobhan Goodwin

Volunteer Co-Ordinator