Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy was consecrated as the Bishop of Willesden in January 2022, at a service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Lusa was ordained in 2008 and served as an Assistant Curate in the Diocese of Canterbury, before becoming Vicar of St Aidan, Gravesend in 2012. In 2017 he was appointed BAME Mission and Ministry Enabler in the Diocese of Leicester, wherein he oversaw an increase in representation and participation of those from UK Minority Ethnic (UKME) backgrounds in the life and structures of Leicester Diocese. Lusa is a trustee of St Mellitus College, Church Army, and deputy chair of the Board of Initiatives of Change UK.
His interests include ethical leadership, storytelling, and poetry. Lusa feels strongly about issues of social social justice, and has worked with Making Herstory: an organisation working to end gender-based violence.
Lusa’s wife, Mirjam Ngoy-Verhage, is Discipleship Officer for Leicester Cathedral. They have three children.
- Ordained in 2008
- Area Bishop of Willesden since 2022
- Serves the deaneries of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and Hillingdon