Stella Maris’ dedicated team works around the UK to support seafarers in need, in addition to hundreds of volunteers and a vast global network that are passionate about helping the people of the sea.

Martin Foley – Chief Executive Officer/European Regional Coordinator

Martin Foley has been Chief Executive of Stella Maris since 2010. Previously he was Chief Executive at Life, a support and advocacy charity.

Martin is also a qualified solicitor.

“I am proud to lead Stella Maris. It’s a privilege to work with our port chaplains and ship visitors, here in the UK and overseas. Their inspirational work makes a real difference  to the lives of all seafarers, fishers and their families around the world.”

 

Our Support Staff

Martin Foley

Chief Executive Officer/European Regional Coordinator
[email protected]
020 7901 1933

Fr John Lavers

Director of Chaplaincy
[email protected]
07720 093156

Adrian Gannon

Director of Development
[email protected]
07821 846177

Salvina Bartholomeusz

Executive Assistant to Chief Executive
[email protected]
07720 093 156

Peggy Darkwa-Smith

Financial Controller
[email protected]
020 7901 1935

Lily Virieux

Company Secretary
[email protected]
020 7901 1932

Annie Scharwatt

Fundraising Manager
[email protected]
020 7901 1931

Jonathan Heard

Head of Major Gifts
[email protected]
020 7901 1936

Ian Stokes

Head of Corporate Engagement & Partnerships
[email protected]
07732 682090

Patricia Ezra

Project Manager Salesforce
[email protected]
07738 761156

Roland Hayes

London Officer
[email protected]
07887 893763

Euan McArthur

Development Officer, Scotland
[email protected]
07720 093155

David Dale

Legacy Officer
[email protected]
0744 633 9992

Nathaniel Xavier

Digital Marketing Officer
[email protected]
07984 524 978

Our Chaplains

Director of Chaplaincy


Fr John Lavers

Director of Chaplaincy
London & Southampton
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7720 093 156

Scotland & Northern Ireland


Deacon Joe O’ Donnell

Senior Area Port Chaplain
Greenock, Grangemouth, Leith, Troon, King George V Docks Glasgow & Braefoot Bay Aberdour
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7793 489 193

Deacon Douglas Duncan

Regional Port Chaplain
Aberdeen, Fraserburgh, Peterhead, Dundee, Shetland.
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7757 042 722

Deacon Tom Wynne

Regional Port Chaplain
West Coast Scotland
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7922 573 834

Deacon Martin Matheson

Regional Port Chaplain
Western Isles Scotland
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7712 534 407

North East England & Humber


Anne McLaren

Senior Area Port Chaplain
Goole & Hull
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7906 661 633

Paul Atkinson

Regional Port Chaplain
Blyth, Tyne & Sunderland
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7906 212 426

Deacon Peter Barrigan

Regional Port Chaplain
Tees, Hartlepool & Seaham
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7713 924 504

Steven Willows

Regional Port Chaplain
Immingham, Trent River & New Holland
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7793 488 971

Bryony Watson

Regional Port Chaplain
Immingham, Trent River & New Holland
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7738 128 175

South of England & Wales


Deacon Nicholas O’Neill

Senior Area Port Chaplain
South of England & Wales
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7821 846 189

Peter Morgan

Regional Port Chaplain
Cardiff, Newport, Sharpness & Bristol
[email protected]
+44 (0)7595 453 063

Gregory Hogan

Regional Port Chaplain
Southampton, Portsmouth, Shoreham, Fawley, Poole, Portland, Weymouth, Channel Islands, & Isle of Wight
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7963 345 618

Charles Stuart

Regional Port Chaplain
Southampton, Portsmouth, Shoreham, Fawley, Poole, Portland, Weymouth, Channel Islands, & Isle of Wight
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7843 739 579

Fr Paul Osunyikanmi

Regional Port Chaplain
Milford Haven & Pembroke Dock
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7738 761 155

Fr Valentine Mobuogwu

Regional Port Chaplain
Milford Haven & Pembroke Dock
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7757 042 723

Ann Donnelly

Regional Port Chaplain
Plymouth & Teignmouth
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7718 268 904

John Pinhay

Regional Port Chaplain
Falmouth, Fowey & River Fal
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7738 761 157

Wojciech Holub

Regional Port Chaplain
Tilbury & London Gateway
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7963 199 924

John Fogarty

Regional Port Chaplain
Northfleet, Chatham, Rochester, Isle of Grain, London Thamesport, Sheerness, Dover & Rye
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7986 723 015

Julian Wong

Regional Port Chaplain
Felixstowe, Harwich, Ipswich, King’s Lynn, Lowestoft & Mistley
[email protected]
+44 (0) 7758 356 372