Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani was appointed in 2004. As well as leading the whole of the Team the Team Rector serves the Parish of Oakham with its growing congregations and large pastoral work. He oversees the considerable civic role of the Town Parish. He is Rural Dean of Rutland and an Hon Canon of Peterborough Cathedral. He came to Oakham after 10 years in the Diocese of Southwark and is married to Guli, herself a priest, currently Bishops Officer for Curate Training, and Bishop-designate of Loughborough. They have three children; Gabriel who attends Eton College and twins Eleanor and Simeon who are at Kings School Peterborough .