Project Chair: The Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester
David’s ministry has been largely city-based, serving in the dioceses of Birmingham, London and Southwark. As Associate Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields he was very involved in their 2004 £34m refurbishment.
Project Director: The Revd Pete Hobson
Pete was Director of St Martins House, a £7m project to buy and restore a building for office, conference and community space, and he was Project Manager for both the Richard III reinterment and for Cathedral Gardens project.
Lead Contractor: James McCosh, a senior partner in van Heyningen and Haward Architects
Josh was the architect for the tomb of King Richard III, which this year won a national RIBA award. Previous clients include Chatham Historic Dockyard, Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University, RSPB Environment and Education Centre.
Campaign Panel Chair: Gordon Arthur, former High Sheriff of Leicestershire and longstanding member of the Cathedral Council
Gordon and his wife, Janet, were heavily involved in the Richard III Appeal.
Claire Recordon, Development Officer since 2008.
Project Assistant: Harry Russell, a history graduate from University of Leicester.