The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, Dean of Durham


The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett has been the Dean of Durham since July 2016. Prior to that, Andrew served as a Curate in Torquay from 1989 to 1992 and then Chaplain to the Mission to Seafarers, and Assistant Chaplain to the Anglican Church in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. From 1995 to 1998 he was a Parliamentary Research Assistant and Secretary to the Church of England’s Doctrine Commission. He then became Canon Residentiary and Keeper of the Fabric at Bristol Cathedral, where he was Acting Dean.

From 2010 to 2016 Andrew was Rector of St Margaret’s Church at Westminster Abbey, where he was responsible for the Abbey’s relationships with Parliament, Whitehall and other faith communities, and in 2012 he established the Westminster Abbey Institute, working with Public Service Institutions and Parliament Square to support ethics in public life. In June 2014 he became Archdeacon of Westminster and Sub-Dean of the Abbey. From 2013 to 2016 he was Chairman of the Field Lane Foundation, a charitable housing association working particularly with adults with complex needs, and in 2015 became a Trustee of the Mission to Seafarers. He is the President of St Cuthbert’s Hospice in Durham, a member of Durham University Council and Rector of St Chad’s College, Durham University


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