About Us Who we are Bishop’s Staff Team The Suffragan Bishops

The Suffragan Bishops

In the Diocese of Winchester a suffragan bishop is one ‘to whom the diocesan bishop
delegates (both formally and informally) varying degrees of responsibility.
The Suffragan Bishops are leaders and representatives, who share in the work of the diocese
in a collegial and collaborative fashion. The work they carry out is expressly intended to underpin, promote and deliver the mission of the diocese, to lead strategic mission and provide strategic oversight (embracing oversight of the life of the Christian community in its worship, teaching, pastoral care and outreach) under theguidance, authority and delegation of the diocesan bishop.


The Bishop of Basingstoke

The Rt Revd David Williams

Personal Assistants

Jane Blackwell and Sue Pakenham-Walsh
01962 737330

The Suffragan Bishop of Southampton

The Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Frost

Personal Assistant

Clare Heizler
023 8067 2684