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Portrait of Bishop Trevor Williams

Bishop Trevor Williams

Portrait of Bishop Trevor Williams
Board member
Area(s) of expertise
Chair and board
Region(s) covered
Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trevor Williams, former Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe, became Chair of Christian Aid Ireland in 2010. He was born in Dublin and ordained in the Diocese of Oxford but has worked in Northern Ireland for more than 30 years.

Prior to being elected Bishop in 2008, he was Rector of Ballysillan and Ardoyne on North Belfast's peace line. He has worked with BBC Northern Ireland in news, current affairs and religious programmes (1980-1988).

He retired as Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe in 2014.

In 1993, Trevor was elected leader of Corrymeela, an ecumenical community committed to reconciliation in Northern Ireland (1993-2003). He continues to be involved in the work of reconciliation, inter-church and inter-faith relations, community development and communications.