Meet the people who make up the Cumberland Lodge team.

Find out more about the Cumberland Lodge staff, as well as our 20 doctoral Fellows. For more information on our Fellowship scheme, click here.


Canon Dr Edmund Newell

Chief Executive


Mike Durham

Chief Operating Officer


Professor Melissa Butcher

Programme Director

Merrill Ryan

Merrill Ryan

Hospitality Director

Colin Baker wearing his nice shirt, stood outside Cumberland Lodge.

Colin Baker

Buildings Manager

Nicola Hine

Nicola Hine

Communications & Engagement Manager

Sarah Mann

Sarah Mann

Meetings & Events Manager

Rob Szewczyk

Robert Szewczyk

Head Chef