The Very Reverend John Hall is the 38th Dean of Westminster, a post he has held since December 2006. He has been Pro-Chancellor of the University of Roehampton since 2007.
He has been governor of 10 schools and two universities; a member of two Local Authority education committees; and a member of the General Teaching Council for England. He was the Church of England’s Chief Education Officer from 1998 until 2006, with responsibility for the Church’s strategy in relation to higher, further and statutory education.
He has written widely on educational matters and was instrumental in the production of the Dearing Report in 2001 and its follow-up. He has also been a trustee of the King James Bible Trust since its inception in 2007. He is now Chair of the University’s Development Board.