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Picture of the Board of Directors


British Embassy

Villa Wolkonsky, Rome 13th Oct 2014


From left to right:


H.M. Ambassador to the Italian Republic Christopher Prentice CMG, Mr Giampaolo Grazian, Mr Paolo C Coniglio, Arcbishop Sir David Moxon, Archdeacon Jonathan Boardman, 

Mrs Sandra Seagram-Annovazzi, Mr William C. Richards, H.M. Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker OBE MVO.

We thank all the members of the Board of Directors and all the Auditors for their pro-bono work to the association Chiesa d'Inghilterra, and in particular a special thank you to the British Embassy.

Board of Directors (appointed 14th March 2019)


The Board of Directors is formed by seven highly reputable Anglo-Italians, four (at the moment three) appointed by virtue of their office (the Archdeacon of Italy and Malta, the Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See, HM Ambassador to the Italian Republic, and HM Ambassador to the Holy See), and four others elected by the AGM. The current board members are: 

1)  The Rev. Vickie Lela Sims, Chairman

     Board Member and Chairman

2) The Very Rev. Dr. John Shepherd, Board Member (ex-officio)

     Archbishop of Canterbury's representative to the Holy See & Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

3) H.E. Gill Morris CMG, Board Member (ex-officio)

    H.M. Ambassador to the Italian Republic and the Republic of San Marino

4) H.E. Sally Axworthy MBE, Board Member (ex-officio)

    H.M. Ambassador to the Holy See

5) Cav. Uff. Giampaolo Grazian, Vice-Chairman

    Board Member and Vice Chairman

6)  Dr. Paolo C ConiglioSecretary General

     Board Member and Secretary General

7)  Dr. William C. Richards, Treasurer

     Board Member and Treasurer

Auditors (appointed 14th April 2019)


  • Mr Giuseppe La Rosa (Chairman), Mr Roger King, and Mr Lamberto Lanari.

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