Our Staff Team

Dave Richards

Dave Richards, Rector

Dave has been at St Paul’s and St George’s Church in Edinburgh since 1996. As Rector of Ps & Gs, Dave's main responsibilities are leading the church and staff team, preaching and evangelism.

Working days: Sunday-Thursday


Ministry Team

Libby Talbot

Libby Talbot, Associate Rector



Working days: Sunday-Thursday

Gemma Stoddart

Gemma Stoddart, Children's Director


Gemma was brought up in Glasgow, attending Glasgow University to study theology. She's worked in various churches doing youth work and also worked for the Scottish Bible Society, travelling around Scotland with their Bibleworld trailer.

Working days: Sunday-Thursday

Mark Cameron

Mark Cameron, Worship Director


Mark grew up on the Southside of Glasgow before moving to Sydney to study at Hillsong College in 2006. He then became self-employed and ran a music tuition business, worked for Fischy Music and started the Christian band Awaken. Mark joined Ps & Gs and November 2013.

Working days: Sunday-Thursday

emilystaffpageEmily Ballard-Nairn, Children's Ministry Assistant


Working days: Sunday-Thursday


Operations Team

Miranda Adderley

Miranda Adderley, Operations Director


Miranda heads the operations team, working closely with the Clergy and Ministry teams to support the many functions of the church.

Working days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday


Eilidh Matheson

Eilidh Matheson, Events Co-ordinator

Working days: Monday-Friday


Beth Allnutt

Beth Allnutt, Facilities Co-ordinator

Working days: Monday-Friday


Anna Wakeling, Finance Administrator


Anna oversees our financial operations, monitoring and administering our accounts and bank balances, maintaining the gift aid register, overseeing our day to day running and financial procedures, and reconciling income and expenditure.

Working days: Monday-Friday

Mairi Simpson

Mairi Simpson, Administrative Assistant


Mairi ensures the smooth running of the church office, welcomes callers and visitors, and provides administrative support to the ministry teams.

Working days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday


David ShanksDavid Shanks, Administrative Assistant

Working days: Monday - Friday


Counselling Service
Our counselling team are fully trained and their work is externally supervised. We operate within the ethical framework of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Shirley Sim

Shirley Sim, Head of Counselling

e: shirley@psandgs.org.uk

Teresa MacMillan

Teresa MacMillan, Counsellor

e: teresa@psandgs.org.uk