New Dean of Truro announced


Downing Street has today announced that Father Simon Robinson will be the next Dean of Truro.
Rev Simon Robinson, Dean of Truro LLE Photography

Fr Robinson has been the interim Dean of Truro since October 2022.

He was previously Vicar of Minehead and has a long history, prior to ordination, of senior leadership in the education sector. He has been the Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Bath and Wells, and sits on Diocesan and General Synod and various trust boards, both church and community.

The Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of Truro, said: “I’m delighted that Fr Simon is to be the next Dean of Truro. I know that he has greatly impressed many since his arrival as Interim Dean by his strong faith, evident delight and trust in God, and his great desire that Truro Cathedral should be a place of excellence both in worship and mission, and I’m very pleased indeed that this role is now to be permanent.”

Read more about Fr Robinson's appointment on the Diocese of Truro's website.