David Hamid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Rt Revd
David Hamid
HonDD MDiv BSc
Suffragan Bishop in Europe
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese in Europe
Predecessor Henry Scriven
Ordination c. 1981
Consecration 17 October 2002
Personal details
Born (1955-06-18) 18 June 1955 (age 59)
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Colleen Hamid[1]
Children Two sons: Jonathan and Michael[1]
Alma mater McMaster University

The Rt. Rev. David Hamid (born 18 June 1955[2]) has been the Anglican Suffragan Bishop in Europe since 2002.[3]

Born in Scotland, to Scottish and Burmese parents,[1] Hamid holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. He was educated at Nelson High School, Ontario, McMaster University and Trinity College Toronto. After ordination he was curate at St Christopher’s, Burlington, Ontario, and then rector of St John’s in the same city.[4] Following this he was mission co-ordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Anglican Church of Canada and then (his last post before his ordination to the episcopate), the Director of Ecumenical Affairs and Studies[5] of the Anglican Communion. He is married to Dr Colleen Hamid, a medical researcher, and has two sons, Jonathan and Michael.[1]


  • David Hamid Esq (1955–c1981)
  • The Revd David Hamid (c1981–canon)
  • The Revd Canon David Hamid (canon–2002)[6]
  • The Rt Revd David Hamid (2002—present)


External links[edit]

Church of England titles
Preceded by
Henry Scriven
Suffragan Bishop in Europe