Members of the Crown Nominations Committee

Ex officio

Most Revd Justin Welby (Archbishop of Canterbury)

Most Revd Dr John Sentamu (Archbishop of York)

Elected Members

Three members of the House of Clergy of General Synod:

  • Revd John Dunnett
  • Very Revd Doctor David Ison
  • Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby

Three members of the House of Laity of General Synod:

  • Anthony Archer
  • Christina Baron
  • Jane Patterson

Six members from the Vacancy-in-See Committee of the Diocese of Bristol:

  • Mrs Frances Brealey
  • Revd Beverley Charles
  • Prof David Clarke
  • Canon David Froude
  • Very Revd Dr David Hoyle
  • Mr David Tunley

Ex officio non-voting members

Caroline Boddington (Archbishops' Secretary for Appointments)

Edward Chaplin (Prime Minister's Appointments Secretary)

If you would like to express a view or suggest a name to be considered as the next Bishop of Bristol, this can be done:

  • via the Diocesan representatives on the CNC; please submit this via the form below by 30 November.
  • through the Archbishops’ Appointments Secretary; please email Caroline Boddington by 17 November.