The Rt Revd Paul Ferguson

The Right Revd Paul Ferguson is Chair of the Council and serves as a member on the Standing sub-committee.

He is Bishop of Whitby (with responsibility for South Teesside and part of North Yorkshire) and Chair of the Board of Education in the Diocese of York, having previously served as Archdeacon of Cleveland and as Precentor at Westminster Abbey and York Minster.

An alumnus of Westcott House, he holds first class degrees in music from New College, Oxford, and in theology from King’s College, Cambridge, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. Among his interests are photography and the language and church life of Scandinavia.