The current bishop is the Right Revd Peter Maurice. He was vicar of All Saints' Tooting for seven years before his appointment as an archdeacon. He is a graduate of St Chad's Durham and studied for ordination at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield. He was ordained deacon in 1972 and priest in 1976. He had a wide-ranging parish ministry in the Diocese of Southwark and was at one time Rural Dean of Bermondsey and also the local ministry adviser.