Rt Revd Jonathan Robert Gibbs
Bishop of Huddersfield
Jonathan was Chair of the House of Clergy in the Diocese of Chester from 2006 and Chair of the Diocesan Clergy Chairs Forum from 2011 to 2014. He was formerly a member of the Clergy Discipline Commission and is a member of the General Synod and of the Meissen Commission, linking the Church of England with the Evangelical Church in Germany.
He is married to Toni and they have three children. His interests include walking, usually accompanied by their Cocker Spaniel, and rummaging in second hand bookshops. He is a fluent French speaker with a love of France, and especially its wines. He also speaks German and Swiss-German. He and his wife, who originally met when working in Paris, enjoy entertaining and making new friends. Jonathan is also a member of the Campaign to Protect Rural England and the Campaign for Real Ale, committed to supporting village and community life.
Jonathan was consecrated as Bishop of Huddersfield in York Minster on 17 October 2014.
PA: Brenda Malcolm. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 1.00pm. 01484 471801.
Bishop of Huddersfield Office Address: Sir John Ramsden Court, Ground Floor, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield HD1 3AQ.