The Right Revd Jonathan Baker studied at St John’s College, Oxford and then trained for ordained ministry at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He served his first curacy at Ascot Heath, in Oxford Diocese from 1993 to 1996.

From 1996 he was firstly Curate at Reading St Mark before becoming Priest-in-Charge from 1996 to 1999, and then Vicar from 1999 to 2002. From 1996 to 1999 he was also Priest-in-Charge at Reading Holy Trinity and from 1999 to 2002 he was Vicar.

From 2003 he has been Principal at Pusey House in the Diocese of Oxford and Honorary Curate at Oxford St Thomas in the Diocese of Oxford. From June 2011 he was Suffragan Bishop of Ebbsfleet (PEV), in the Diocese of Canterbury, also Honorary Assistant Bishop in the diocese of Oxford and Assistant Bishop the diocese of Bath and Wells.

The Bishop of Fulham is responsible for the pastoral care of parishes operating under the ‘London Plan’. Bishop Jonathan is Chair of the Church of England Council of Christian Unity and national lead Bishop for relations with the Orthodox Churches. He is a member of the Faith and Order Commission. He is also the Guild Vicar of St Andrew Holborn in the City of London.

His interests include theatre, poetry, opera and walking.

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