Patrons and officers

Patrons and officers of the Royal College of Organists


Her Majesty The Queen

Vice Patrons

The Archbishop of Canterbury
The Archbishop of Westminster
The Rt Revd The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
The Most Revd and Rt Hon. The Lord Archbishop of York
The Rt Revd and Rt Hon. The Lord Bishop of London
The Free Churches Moderator
The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church
The Lord Mayor of London


Philip Moore BMus, DUniv, FRCO, FRSCM  

Vice Presidents

Stephen Darlington MA, DMus, FRCO
Sir Andrew Davis CBE, MA, MusB
Paul Griffiths FRCO
Francis Jackson CBE, DMus, FRCO
Simon Lindley DUniv, FRCO(CHM)
Sir David Lumsden MA, MusB, DPhil, HonFRCO
Roy Massey MBE, DMus, FRCO(CHM), ADCM
George McPhee MBE, BMus, DUniv, FRCO
Martin Neary LVO, MA, DMus, FRCO
James O'Donnell KCSG, MA, FRCO
Christopher Robinson CVO, MA, DMus, FRCO
Dame Gillian Weir DBE, HonDMus, HonFRCO
Sir David Willcocks CBE, MC, MA, DLitt, DMus, FRCO(CHM), ADCM
Peter Williams MA, MusB, PhD, LittD, HonFRCO
Peter Wright MA, FRCO(CHM)


Gavin Barrett MMS(USA), SFBI(USA), FRSA
Mark Brafield MA, FTCL, ARCM, FRCO
Catherine Ennis MA, FRSA
The Lord Glenarthur DL
Christopher Kent MMus, PhD, FSA, FRCO
Stephen King BSc, FCCA, FRCO
Huw Jones MA, ACA, FRCO
Simon Lindley DUniv, FRCO(CHM)
Philip Moore BMus, DUniv, FRCO, FRSCM
Daniel Moult MA, FRCO
Martin Neary LVO, MA, DMus, FRCO
David Wakefield HonARAM, FIoD
Christopher Wood MD, MB, B.Ch, FRCSEd (Chairman of Trustees)
David Woodcock MA, FRCO(DipCHM)

Academic Board

Ian Curror FRCO(CHM)
Sarah MacDonald MA, FRCO
Andrew McCrea BMus, MMus, ARCO (Director of Academic Development)
James Parsons MA, FRCO (Head of Student Development)
Patrick Russill MA, HonFRCO (Chief Examiner)
William Whitehead BA, MMus, FRCO
Simon Williams BA, FRCO (Director of RCO Academy)
David Woodcock MA, FRCO(DipCHM) (Chairman)