The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford

The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford's full title is The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford. Her name is Gulnar Eleanor Francis-Dehqani, and she is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • In receipt of episcopal stipend

Category 5: Land and property

  • House in Oakham LE15 from which rental income is received

Category 6: Sponsorship

  • Research and policy advice is provided by Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Trustee and Director on the Board, St. Mellitus Theological College

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • A Vice President, Friends of the Diocese of Iran (supporting Anglican Church in Iran)
  • Trustee, Iran Trust Fund (supporting work of Anglican Church in Iran)
  • Chair (formerly Vice Chair) and Trustee, Church Army
  • Trustee, Overseas Bishoprics Fund (supporting office of bishops across Anglican Communion)
  • A Vice President and Trustee, Conference of European Churches (ecumenical network of churches across Europe) (interest ceased 17 July 2023)
  • Member, Executive Committee, Churches Commission for Migrants in Europe (interest ceased 17 July 2023)
  • A Vice President, Essex Community Foundation
  • A Vice President, The Children’s Society
  • Trustee, Hockerill Educational Foundation and Director of associated company
  • Bishop’s Trustee, Augustine Courtauld Trust (grant giving charity)
  • Trustee, Churches Together on Essex and East London (charity that facilitates the ecumenical dialogue between churches and united work of Christians in region)
  • Member (formerly Vice Chair), Commission on the Integration of Refugees
  • Principal, Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)