Chaplaincy Committee

The University Chaplaincy Committee is a formal committee of the University of Edinburgh.

The University Chaplaincy Committee acts as a support/advisory group for the University Chaplaincy. Its membership comprises staff and students from a wide range of backgrounds and traditions.

Membership (2016-17)

The normal period of office is four years, and members are eligible for re-appointment for no more than one further period of four years.


  • Dr Liz Grant

Staff members

  • Dr Kenneth Amaeshi
  • Prof Ian Campbell
  • Mr Euan Fergusson
  • Prof Paul Foster
  • Prof Hugh Goddard
  • Ms Jean Grier
  • Dr Chris Harding
  • Johanna Holtan
  • Dr Hannah Holtschneider
  • Dr Fanney Kristmundsdottir
  • Robert Lawrie
  • Dr Hamish Macleod
  • Dr Peter Moles
  • Dr Nacim Pak-Shiraz
  • Dr Sara Parvis
  • Prof John Plevris
  • Ms Janet Rennie
  • Dr Dorothy Watson

Student members

  • EUSA President
  • EUSA Vice-President Societies & Activities
  • Mr Teodor-Georg Borz
  • Mr Adam Hussain

In attendance

  • Rev Dr Harriet Harris (University Chaplain)
  • Rev Alison Newell (Associate Chaplain)
  • Rev Geoffrey Baines (Associate Chaplain)
  • An Honorary Chaplain
  • Ali Bryden (Chaplaincy Committee Secretary)