About Our Business

Specialising in transformational heritage and church projects

Irving Patrick Consulting Ltd was formed by Dr Anne Irving and Revd. Canon John Patrick in 2020.

Our team is experienced in project management, fundraising, strategic planning, operational reviews, audience development and business planning. We like projects that involve organisational transformation and understand the challenges involved in finding new ways of operating in these uncertain times.


The Team


Canon John Patrick


John’s ministry began in the Diocese of Chester in 1989 before serving in various Lincolnshire parishes.  In 2012, John was appointed Subdean of Lincoln Cathedral.  He has significant experience in the care, preservation and maintenance of Listed Buildings, and first-hand experience of communities making the best use of churches. John has been a long-standing member of Lincoln DAC and its chair for several years.

Having chosen to take early retirement, John now utilises his skills and wide experience as a heritage consultant