Standing Committee Members

President

Archbishop Justin Welby

Justin Welby ACC SC 2020 80x80Justin Welby is the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, Metropolitan of the Province of Canterbury and Primate of All England, offices he has held since early 2013. He is also a Focus for Unity for the three Instruments of Communion of the Anglican Communion, and is therefore a unique focus for Anglican unity. He calls the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, chairs the meeting of Primates, and is President of the Anglican Consultative Council.

 

Chair

Archbishop Paul Kwong

Paul Kwong ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd Dr Paul Kwong is the Archbishop and Primate of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui and Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong Island. He was elected and consecrated Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong Island on 30 December 2005. He was elected the Archbishop of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui on 3 February 2007 and was elected to Chair the ACC at ACC-16 in Lusaka in April 2016.

 

Vice Chair

Canon Margaret Swinson

Margaret Swinson ACC SC 2020 80x80Canon Margaret Swinson is a lay canon of England’s Liverpool Cathedral, charted accountant and company secretary in private practice and was elected as vice-chair of the ACC in 2016 and is therefore Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee.

 

Elected by the Anglican Consultative Council

The Revd Inamar Correa de Souza

John Davies ACC SC 2020 80x80The Revd Inamar de Souza is an Anglican priest serving in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Mr Alistair Dinnie

Alistair DinnieMr Alistair Dinnie, of the Scottish Episcopal Church. A member of St John’s Church in Princes Street, Edinburgh, Mr Dinnie was a lead participant in the Scottish Episcopal Church’s “Cascade Conversations” on human sexuality. He works for NGOs in fields of HIV/Aids and the resettlement of offenders.

 

Mrs Joyce Haji Liundi

Joyce Haji Liundi ACC SC 2020 80x80Mrs Joyce Haji Liundi, a lay representative of the Anglican Church of Tanzania, was elected at ACC-17.

 

Ms Basetsana Makena

Basetsana Makena ACC SC 2020 80x80Ms Basetsana Makena, from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, a youth representative to the ACC, was elected at ACC-17.

 

Mr Jeroham Melendez

Jeroham Melendez ACC SC 2020 80x80Mr Jeroham Melendez, from the Anglican Church of the Region of Central America, is the communications officer for the diocese of Costa Rica.

 

Bishop Joel Waweru Mwangi

Joel WaweruThe Right Revd Joel Waweru is Bishop of Nairobi in the Anglican Church of Kenya. He has experience of international Anglican agencies, having previously worked as assistant general secretary and then general secretary Church Army Africa.

 

Archbishop Hosam Naoum 

Hosam Naoum ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd Hosam Naoum is the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem in the Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East. He was elected at ACC-17.

 

Primates' Standing Committee Members

Archbishop Julio Murray Thompson (Americas)

Julio Murray Thompson ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd Julio Murray Thompson, Archbishop of Central America and Bishop of Panama, is the Americas region representative of the Primates.

 

 

 

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit (Africa)

Jackson Ole Sapit ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit, Archbishop of Kenya, is the Africa region representative of the Primates.

 

 

 

Moderator Bishop Prem Chand Singh (Middle East and South Asia)

Prem-Chand-Singh_80x80The Most Revd Dr Prem Chand Singh, Bishop of Jabalpur and Moderator Bishop of the united Church of North India, is the Middle East and Asia region representative of the Primates.

 

 

 

Archbishop Philip Richardson (Oceania and East Asia)

Philip Richardson ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd Philip Richardson, Primate (Tikanga Pakeha) and Archbishop of the New Zealand dioceses in the Anglican Church of Aoetearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, is the Oceania region representative of the Primates.

 

 

Archbishop John McDowell (Europe)

Jane Alexander ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd John McDowell is the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. 

 

 

 

Primates Standing Committee Alternates

Alternates attend Standing Committee meetings when the regional representive is unable to attend for whatever reason.

Archbishop Linda Nicholls (Americas)

Abp-Linda-Nicholls_80x80The Most Revd Linda Nicholls is the Archbishop of Canada.

 

 

 

 

Archbishop Albert Chama (Africa)

Abp-Albert-Chama_80x80The Most Revd Albert Chama is the Bishop of Northern Zambia and Archbishop of Central Africa.

 

 

 

Archbishop Michael Lewis (Middle East and South Asia)

Humphrey Peters ACC SC 2020 80x80The Most Revd Michael Lewis is the Bishop in Cyprus and the Gulf and Primate of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East.

 

 

 

Archbishop Leonard Dawea (Oceania and East Asia)

Abp-Leonard-Dawea_80x80The Most Revd Leonard Dawea is Bishop of Central Melanesia and Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia.

 

 

 

Primus Mark Strange (Europe)

Bp-Mark-Strange_80x80The Most Revd Mark Strange is Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church.