The Episcopal Vicar of Safeguarding and the Safeguarding Advisor are responsible for the planning and monitoring of all aspects of vulnerable groups work within the Diocese, with the exception of schools. This involves responding to any allegations past or present, of inappropriate behaviour or actual abuse of children or vulnerable adults by any person working for the Diocese, either paid or voluntary, and liaising with the police and social services. It also involves promoting and implementing the National Policies for Child Protection or the Protection of Vulnerable Adults which have been adopted by the Diocese.

The Episcopal Vicar for Safeguarding is Fr Jeremy Trood.

Tel: 07889 805284

Email: Jeremy Trood

The Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator, Eva Edohen, will take post on 6 May.

The Personal Assistant to the Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator, Michael Byrne, can be contacted at:

2nd Floor Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

Tel: 020 7798 9356

Email: Michael Byrne

For DBS enquiries, please contact the Administrative Assistant at:

Safeguarding Service, 2nd Floor Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN

Tel: 020 7798 9359



Safeguarding Commission

Michael Ashe QC


Ms Gabriella Bernard

Children's Services, Westminster City Council

Ms Mary Coller

Detective Sgt Metropolitan Police SCD

Canon Colin Davies

Parish Priest, Burnt Oak

Sr Anna-Maria Doolan, CSN

Regional Superior

Fr Robert Matau

Romanian Chaplaincy

Mr Nick Murray

Parish Safeguarding Representative

In attendance

Fr Jeremy Trood

The Episcopal Vicar for Safeguarding, Diocese of Westminster

Mr Michael Byrne

Secretary to the Safeguarding Commission, Diocese of Westminster