The Revd Dean Richard comes from the Diocese of Southwark, United Kingdom, for a 3 year appointment as Dean of St. George’s College.

Richard was ordained priest on the Feast of St Francis 2003 and has served in parishes in the Diocese of Southwark throughout his ministry. He trained for ministry at SEITE now St Augustine’s College. He also studied Theology at the University of Birmingham, following which he worked at the Church of Scotland Hospice in Tiberias as a volunteer. For three years he initiated and oversaw an Inter-Faith Project in East London. Most recently, Richard has been for the past seven years the Team Rector of Barnes Team Ministry in south London.

Prior to ordination Richard worked for the Anglican Mission Agency, USPG, as a mission educator with additional responsibilities for USPG’s relationship with the Churches in Pakistan and Bangladesh.

JulieAnn, his wife, a Primary School teacher and Counsellor, will be joining the college community whist their son, Nathaniel, and daughter, Eliana,  continue to pursue their careers and  studies in the UK.