|Anglican Archbishop of Perth|
|Church||Anglican Church of Australia|
|See||Anglican Diocese of Perth|
|In office||2005 — present|
|Predecessor||Archbishop Peter Carnley|
|Consecration||11 June 2005|
11 July 1948|
Wattegama, Sri Lanka
|Previous post||Bishop of Waikato
Bishop of Newcastle
Born in Wattegama, Sri Lanka, Herft studied at the Royal College in Colombo, later training for the ministry at United Theological College of Lanka in Pilimatalawe, receiving a B.Th. and B.D. degree from the University of Serampore. After working in parish ministry and prison chaplaincy, he was invited by the Diocese of Waikato in New Zealand to become a Parish Consultant in 1983. In 1986, Herft was elected Bishop of Waikato, becoming one of the youngest bishops in the Anglican Communion.
Herft is married to Cheryl and they have two adult sons, Romesh and Jason.
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