Membership of Church Property Trustees comprises:

  • The Bishop
  • Eight trustees – members of the Church elected by the Synod

Current members:

  • Bishop Victoria Matthews, Chair
  • Ms Moka Ritchie, Deputy Chair
  • Dr Bruce Deam
  • Mr Roger Sutton
  • Mr Gary Sellars
  • Mr Steve Wakefield
  • Mr Roger Bridge
  • Dr Corin Murfitt
  • Revd Andrew Starky

A sub-committee of the Board – Committee for Audit, Risk & Finance – oversees financial and other risk management tasks as well as investment of funds held on trust.

Since the 2010/11 Canterbury Earthquake sequence Church Property Trustees has negotiated a global settlement with its insurers.  A separate Recovery Programme Team has been set up to complete all earthquake repairs and rebuilds within the set time frames and the available funds.

Day to day property and investment management is undertaken by the Facilities Team which administers the 250 buildings of the Diocese, Trust Estates and other trust monies held for investment.