Who's who in the Chapel

The Acting Dean

The Acting Dean is the Revd Dr Megan Daffern. You can always contact the Acting Dean for confidential help and counsel; guidance on matters of Christian faith; confirmation, vocation or confession; or if interested in becoming involved in Chapel.

The Dean

The Dean is the Revd Dr Cally Hammond. Cally is on sabbatical leave 2022-23

The Dean's Vicar

The Dean's Vicar is The Revd Canon Dr Nicholas Thistlethwaite and he assists with services.


The College currently has two organists who play a vital role in enriching divine worship at Caius. Kyoko Canaway is the Assistant Organist and Tammas Slater is the Peter Walker Organ Scholar.

Other students at the College assist in the day-to-day running of the Chapel as clerks. The Senior Chapel Clerk is Lauren Harrison-Oakes. The Junior Chapel Clerk is Layo Akinola. Offers of help and involvement from other members of College are very welcome; just email senior.clerk@cai.cam.ac.uk.


The Chapel & Choir Administrator is Claire Wheeler (choir@cai.cam.ac.uk/deans.secretary@cai.cam.ac.uk).