The Revd Nigel Taylor has been Edmonton Area Director of Training and Development since 2016, and before that was vicar of Christ Church, Barnet in the Edmonton Area for 19 years. Ordained in 1987 by Bishop Graham Leonard, he has worked solely in the London Diocese, first as curate in Belgravia, Two Cities, then as team vicar in Roxeth, Willesden, before crossing the border into Edmonton.
Before ordination, he studied Classics at Bristol University, worked as lay worker in the West End and inner city in Birmingham before being trained at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, where he spent a term teaching at an Anglican Bible College in Mombasa, Kenya with CMS. He is passionate about people being confident in their vocation, lay and ordained, and is currently lead for the Ambassadors programme and lay discipleship development.
In his spare time, he enjoys birdwatching, photographing birds, cinema as well as Scandi-noir crime thrillers, and seeing if Arsenal will ever win the Premiership again.