New Bishop of Swindon announced


The Archdeacon of Bristol will be the next Bishop of Swindon, Downing Street has announced
Neil Warwick Bishop of Swindon Diocese of Bristol

Ven Neil Warwick has been announced as the next Bishop of Swindon. Neil has served as Archdeacon of Bristol, responsible for three populous deaneries across the vibrant and diverse city of Bristol, since 2019. He will take up his role as Bishop of Swindon in November 2023.

As part of the Bishop of Bristol’s leadership team, Neil played a key role in the discernment, shaping and now implementation of Bristol Diocese’s mission plan - Transforming Church Together.

Originally from Surrey, Neil read geography at Nottingham University and then worked in the transport industry and in overseas development with World Vision. Neil’s time with World Vision and visits to the communities they serve, had a profound impact on his life and faith. During this time, Neil completed an MBA at Eastern University, PA, which had a focus on community development and leadership.

Read the full release from the Diocese of Bristol