Dom was born & bred in Cornwall, until moving to Hampshire in 2017, he is married to Hannah who is primary school teacher and they have 1 daughter who was born in lockdown 1 – May 2020. Ordained as an Anglican Priest in 2011 Dom spent 6 years in parishes in Cornwall before moving to Hampshire in August 17 to be the first ever Lead Chaplain to the Force. During his time in Cornwall Dom was a volunteer police chaplain with Devon and Cornwall Police based at Falmouth Police Station; whilst at Falmouth Dom became famous (in his station!) for always bringing in cake – something he has carried with him into his role in Hampshire. Since being a Lead Chaplain, Dom has worked hard to build a team of 22 volunteer chaplains across the Force from 6 different faith groups and the Chaplaincy team in Hampshire recently won the award for ‘Volunteer Team of the Year’. Dom is also the Force Religion and Belief Champion is passionate about enabling people of all faiths and none to flourish in the workplace.
Dom was voted onto the Police Chaplaincy UK board in 2018 and is now seeking re-election.
Since becoming a director of Police Chaplaincy UK Dom has taken on the role of communications officer for PCUK and runs the social media and website for PCUK. Over the last few years Dom has worked with his fellow Directors to ensure that PCUK is regularly communicating to its members, keeping them informed of the work of the national board ensuring that communications are regular and relevant. In 2020 PCUK launched a new website and Dom worked with the appointed company to build the new site for all members and those seeking information about police chaplaincy. Dom is responsible for PCUK Twitter and all mailings that come out from PCUK