The Rt Revd David Williams

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The Rt Revd David Williams

Ridley Associate

David Williams was a trustee of Ridley Hall from 2012 to 2019. He studied Social Policy at Bristol University and after some years working with CMS in Kenya, trained for the ordained ministry at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.

He worked for twelve years in Sheffield, both as a vicar and as Chaplain to Aldine House Secure Unit. Since 2001 he has lived in Hampshire, originally as Vicar of Christ Church, Winchester and, since 2014, as Bishop of Basingstoke.

'Several ordinands and curates from churches I have led were trained at Ridley Hall. I have found a deep appreciation for the Ridley Community and relish the continuing relationship.’ Bishop David