The Revd Canon Dr Robin Ward

The Revd Canon Dr Robin Ward became Principal of St Stephen’s House in September 2006. Prior to this, Canon Ward was vicar of the parish of St John the Baptist, Sevenoaks for ten years, and was honorary Canon Theologian of Rochester Cathedral. A graduate of Magdalen College, Oxford, he trained for the priesthood at St Stephen’s House, and subsequently obtained a doctorate from the University of London in the field of patristics. He is married to Ruth, who is a solicitor, and they have two sons.

Fr Andreas

The Revd Andreas Wenzel was appointed Vice Principal and Director of Pastoral Studies in August 2020. After his curacy at St Peter’s Horbury with St John’s Horbury Bridge (West Yorkshire), he served as Shrine Priest at the Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (Norfolk). A theological graduate of Hamburg University, Fr Andreas trained for the priesthood at St Stephen’s House and is pursuing doctoral studies through the University of Erfurt on a Renaissance commentary on the Mass. He is married to Zoe and they have two children.

The Revd Lucy Gardner

The Revd Lucy Gardner joined the staff in 1993, having studied theology at St John’s College, Oxford, and at Bonn University, and was ordained deacon in 2012 and priested in 2013. Her research interests include Balthasar and Feminist Theology. She is also an Honorary Chaplain at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, and has been involved in several Building Bridges Seminars, which bring Christians and Muslims into conversation on theological topics. She is married to Chris, a secondary school science teacher.

Dr Ian Boxall

Dr Ian Boxall is the Senior Tutor and Tutor in Biblical Studies. He first joined St Stephen's House as a tutor in 1994, and returned to college in January 2023.

Dr John Chesworth
The Revd Stephen Coleman
Dr Nigel Fancourt
The Revd Mark Fox
The Ven Luke Miller
Dr Norman Russell
The Rt Revd Alan Chesters
His Eminence Hovnan Derderian
Sir Colin Lucas
Ms Sue Waldman
The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Lord Williams of Oystermouth
The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Lord Hope of Thornes

Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Gregory Jones KC

Mr John Booth
The Very Revd Frederick Lawson
Dr Margaret Adam
Dr Serenhedd James
Dr Deborah Rooke
The Revd Dr George Westhaver
The Revd Canon Hugh Wybrew
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Housekeeper: Ms Louise Gregory
Librarian: Mr Andrew Hudson
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