Bishop John read Law at St Peter’s College Oxford and Theology at Cambridge and Durham. A former Archdeacon of Canterbury, he was appointed Bishop of Oxford in 2007. He has written 15 books on Christian belief and practice. He chairs the Church of England Board of Education and the SPCK and is a Governor of St George’s House, Windsor. His interests include education, world development, environment and media and he enjoys armchair sport, the arts, walking, travel and recovering.