Rennis Ponniah

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Rennis Ponniah (潘仁义); is a Singaporean Anglican Bishop. He is the 9th Bishop of Singapore. He succeeded Bishop John Chew as he retired on 4 October 2012.[1]


Rennis studied in the National University of Singapore and received a Bachelor of Social Science degree; and a Masters in Divinity from Trinity Theological College, Singapore.


In 1990, Rennis was ordained as a deacon at St Andrew's Cathedral and on 1991, he was ordained as a priest. On 4 May 2005, he was consecrated as the Assistant Bishop of Singapore. Prior to becoming the Bishop of Singapore, he was Vicar of St John's - St Margarets' Church.


  1. ^ "Rennis Ponniah to be installed as the 9th Bishop of Singapore on 20th October 2012". Global South Anglican. 1 July 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012.