Paul Bolton

Team Leader

Paul heads up the Iwerne Staff Team. He first came on Iwerne as a 14 year old at Tonbridge School and has come back almost every summer since. He studied Classics at St. John’s Oxford and Theology at Peterhouse Cambridge. Before joining the staff, he was curate at Britain’s easternmost church in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Paul is married and has three daughters and a son, with whom he shares a passion for Everton FC and Welsh rugby.

Tim Dossor

Assistant Team Leader

Tim is assistant to Paul Bolton in the Iwerne team with particular responsibility for our activity programme and safety. He’s married and has two daughters. Tim loves anything to do with wind and waves – sailing, windsurfing, power-kiting. He studied at Birmingham University and Ridley Hall, Cambridge, where he trained for ordination.

Becca Nicholl

Staff Worker

Becca joined the Iwerne team in autumn 2017 with particular responsibility for girls and female leaders. After school at Stowe, Becca studied History of Art at St. Andrew’s, a passion she pursued after graduation with jobs at the Tate and the National Portrait Gallery. In her spare time, Becca loves visiting galleries, lunch with friends and being beside the sea.

Joshua Broomfield


Joshua is the Iwerne Administrator. He studied Theology at Durham in between two Gap Years spent in The Gambia and a PGCE. His interests include (but are not limited to): reading, writing, football, and Japanese stationary.

Rupert Shelley

Forres Leader

Rupert joined the team in 2014 to run Forres Holidays, the prep school side of the Iwerne work. He went to Bristol University, followed by serving as an army officer and most recently an ordained minister in the Church of England. He’s married and has three young children.

In addition to the staff team, Iwerne also runs an associate programme for those who have just left university. The associates help in the office with the administration and also visit schools to encourage Christian staff and pupils and to help with Christian meetings. The current associates are: 

Simon Adcock (

Hugh Bartlett (

Julian Bertie (

Iona Farrar-Bell (

Mike Keep (