New Principal

Author:
Katie Bowers
March 7, 2024

Exciting News: Ridley Hall Welcomes New Principal

Ridley Hall proudly announces the appointment of Reverend Prebendary Dr. Isabelle Hamley as the new Principal, succeeding Reverend Dr. Michael Volland.

With outstanding academic credentials and a deep understanding of the Church of England, Isabelle brings invaluable expertise to Ridley Hall. Known for her eloquent preaching and teaching, she's a gifted biblical scholar with a strong evangelical foundation.

Isabelle's extensive parish experience and national involvement, including work with Lambeth and the House of Bishops, equip her well for leading Ridley Hall. She's a respected speaker, writer, and broadcaster, contributing to conferences, diocesan events, and radio programs.

Taking up her role in April 2024, Isabelle is eager to shape theological training for the future. Her vision includes fostering a community devoted to Jesus, prayer, worship, and growth in faith, mission, and ministry.

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, lauds Isabelle's strategic theological skills and exceptional communication, expressing delight in her appointment.

Isabelle Hamley expresses her excitement to join Ridley Hall and collaborate with staff and trustees in advancing theological education.

Mark Spelman, Ridley’s Chair of Trustees, praises Isabelle's academic prowess and passion for developing Christian leaders, affirming her suitability to guide Ridley Hall amidst evolving theological education trends.

Ridley Hall, an Anglican theological college in Cambridge, offers comprehensive training for ordained ministry, youth, children, and sports ministries, welcoming students from diverse Christian backgrounds worldwide.

Katie Bowers
March 7, 2024

Reverend Prebendary Dr. Isabelle Hamley appointed as Ridley Hall's new Principal, succeeding Reverend Dr. Michael Volland. Isabelle brings exceptional academic credentials, extensive Church of England understanding, and national experience.

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