Diocesan Secretary

Richard M Butler DL

Richard Butler was appointed the Diocesan Secretary in September 2009.

Born in Norfolk, Richard went to school locally and in London and undertook his initial degree at Grey College at the University of Durham, following which he undertook research degrees.

Before working with the Diocese of Norwich, Richard was the Chief Executive of Mobilise – a national charity – and before that was the Director of Finance and Business for the Benjamin Foundation – a county charity.  Richard moved into the charitable sector following a successful career and brings a range of experiences to the Diocese.

Richard was appointed Lay Canon of Norwich Cathedral in May 2016.  He has also been one of the Deputy Lieutenants for the county of Norfolk since 2008 and was appointed an MBE in 2011.
Richard is married to Janet and they have two children.  When not working he enjoys being involved in the Scout movement, collecting wine and country pursuits.

Contact details

Tel: 01603 880853
Email: evpuneq.ohgyre@qvbprfrbsabejvpu.bet

Post: Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich, NR9 5ES
PA: Gemma Waldie  trzzn.jnyqvr@qvbprfrbsabejvpu.bet