Jonathan Clark, Bishop of Croydon - Chair

Jonathan Clark, Bishop of Croydon - Chair

Bishop Jonathan was educated at Exeter University and ordained as a priest in 1989. After a curacy in Carlisle he was a chaplain at Bristol University then Director of Studies of the Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme. From 1997 to 2003 he was chaplain at the University of North London, and from 1999-2003 also Area Dean of Islington. He then moved across to Hackney as Rector of Stoke Newington until his episcopal appointment as Bishop of Croydon in 2012.

He is married to Alison, a senior lecturer at the Open University, and the couple have two grown-up children. Outside of his church work he is a fan of Westray in the Orkney Islands, his favourite place for walking, reading and writing.

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