Michael John Chandler is an Anglican priest and author.
He was born on 27 May 1945, educated at Brasted Place College, Lincoln Theological College, and King's College London (PhD), and ordained in 1973. He held curacies at St Dunstan’s Canterbury and then St John the Baptist, Margate. After this he was the incumbent at Newington and then Hackington. He was a Canon Residentiary at Canterbury Cathedral from 1995 to 2003 when he became Dean of Ely, a post he retired from on 30 September 2011.