John Witcombe, Dean of Coventry, writes…

isabel-merrifield“We are delighted to announce that Isabel Merrifield has been appointed as the Cathedral Business Manager from Wednesday 10th February.

Isabel has a wealth of experience from senior roles in Coventry City Council, the Civil Service and the Royal Mail. I’m thrilled that she is joining the leadership team of the Cathedral.

Isabel will lead the commercial team which includes the heads of tourism, visitor experience, events, PR and marketing, fundraising and maintenance, with the main focus being on the Cathedral finances both now and in the future.

Isabel’s hobbies include singing with Saint Michael’s Singers; she worships at St John’s Westwood Heath and is married to Dave and has 19 year old twins.”

Isabel Merrifield comments…

“I am really excited to be appointed as the Business Manager for Coventry Cathedral.  The Cathedral and its ministry in peace and reconciliation is known throughout the world which brings fantastic opportunities as well as some challenges.  I’m looking forward to taking up the role on the 10th February.”




Welcome to our new Business Manager!