Currently the Suffragan Bishop of Stockport, in the Diocese of Chester, Bishop Libby was the first female bishop in the Church of England.
Brought up in Glossop in the north-west of Derbyshire, she was selected for ordination while working in the parish of St Thomas Brampton, Chesterfield.
“Derbyshire nurtured me and brought me to faith and I want to love Derbyshire back,” she said.
For full details read the full announcement from the Diocese of Derby.
Read the Downing Street announcement of the nomination.