Revealed Team

Project Chair: The Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester
A graduate of Durham. David was installed as Dean in May 2013. 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 heavily involved in their 2004 £34m refurbishment.
Campaign Panel Chair: Gordon Arthur, former High Sheriff of Leicestershire and longstanding member of the Cathedral Council
Gordon and his wife, Janet, have donated to this project and were also involved in the King Richard III Appeal 2013-2015.
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 won a national RIBA award in 2017. Previous clients include Chatham Historic Dockyard, Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, Oxford University, RSPB Environment and Education Centre.
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 between 2009-2013.  Pete was Project Manager for both the Cathedral Gardens project in 2014 and the reinterment of Richard III 2013-2015.
Development Officer: Claire Recordon
Claire has been responsible for meeting the Cathedral’s revenue fundraising needs since 2009. She worked on the £2.5m King Richard III Appeal in 2013-2015.
Project Officer: Harry Russell, a history graduate from University of Leicester
Harry is responsible for the project’s financial monitoring and reporting.