Simon became Canon Chancellor in 2012, following ten years as a parish priest in the Diocese of Bristol. As well as being a member of Chapter, Simon is the Safeguarding Lead for the Cathedral. He has additional roles in the Deanery and Diocese. Simon is the Area Dean for Derby City Deanery, which brings together all the Church of England parishes in the city. He is also Director of Curate Training for the Diocese, supporting those new to ordained ministry across Derbyshire. He has published two books: How to Read the Bible (without switching off your brain) (SPCK, 2015) and Imitation and Scapegoats (Grove, 2016). Both are available from the Cathedral Bookshop. Married with two children, Simon enjoys Dr Who, real ale and walking in Derbyshire.
Tel: 01332 388650