Meet the Team

Meet The Team

Renos Pittarides
t: 01483 283713
Day off: Monday

Renos has been the Rector of St Martin’s since 2015.  Prior to that he worked as a practice manager and management consultant in general practice whilst serving as an Ordained Local Minister in Cobham.  He is married to Jo and they have three grown-up children.  As well as leading worship and preaching Renos plays the guitar and sings on Sundays.  In addition to his responsibilities at St Martin’s, Renos is also the Area Dean for the Leatherhead Deanery.

Favourite quote: ‘The Glory of God is a human being fully alive’ (St Irenaeus)

Assistant Clergy: Curate
Dr Stephen Mangar

Steve was ordained in 2021 and serves at St Martin’s as an Ordained Local Minister.  Steve has a distinguished medical career and is a consultant oncologist.  Steve is married to Fiona.


Assistant Clergy: Curate
Ellie Lister

Ellie was ordained and joined St Martin’s Church as assistant curate in July 2023.  Before that she taught in middle and primary schools, was a full-time Mum and housewife, and a Children and Families’ worker in a village church.  She is married to Richard and they have 2 sons, a Labrador and a very fluffy cat.  Ellie loves walking in the Surrey Hills, curling up on a sofa with a cup of tea and a good book, meals with friends and making pottery.

Favourite quote:  You’re a soul made by God, made for God, and made to need God, which means you were not made to be self-sufficient.  Dallas Willard

Assistant Clergy
Sandy Conway

After 25 years as a wife and mother, Sandy was ordained to non-stipendiary ministry in Southwark in 1992 and moved here in 2006.  Widowed, with three children and three grandchildren, ministry at St Martin’s brings constant joy and amazement!  Singing, book groups, handcrafts all demand time and attention; life is never dull.

Favourite quote: ‘All shall be well; and all shall be well; and all manner of thing shall be well.’  (Julian of Norwich)

Children’s  and Youth Minister
Ali Bullman

Chris Jany
t: 01483 285102
Mobile: 07747 600485

David Godwin
t:07967 130802

Claire Browne
Parish Safeguarding Office
t: 07950 724792

Claire is a member of the church council and leads on safeguarding.  She is a solicitor by profession and works with the Rector and PCC to ensure that we meet all our safeguding obligations.

Gareth Pont
Organist and Director of Music
t: 07747 131374

Gareth has been the Organist and Director of Music at St. Martin’s Church since 1988. His musical experience spans the traditional classical to contemporary genres and, together with the Rector, he ensures that music at St Martin’s reflects the diversity of our worshippers.

Gareth is married to Fiona (who leads our choir). He is Musical Director and accompanist for a local drama group in Bookham, a post he has held since 1983. For his day job, he is a Chartered Electronics Engineer.

Kate Lane - Parish Administrator

Kate Lane
Parish Administrator
t:  01483 654263

Kate has worked at St Martin’s for the past seven years and is responsible for all aspects of administration in the parish.  Kate works largely from home so email is a good way of making contact.