Phil Potter

Archbishops' Missioner and Team Leader

Phil Potter was appointed Archbishops' Missioner and Leader of the Fresh Expressions team from 1st May 2014. As well as leading the team and implementing the overall strategic aims, Phil will be involved in continuing to develop Church of England policy to allow fresh expressions of church to flourish.

Phil was vicar of St Mark's, Haydock, Merseyside, for 20 years, leading and pastoring the church through many transitions; later serving as Director of Pioneer Ministry in the Diocese of Liverpool.

Before ordination, Phil worked in retail management and vocational guidance before becoming a professional singer songwriter. He has contributed to national and international strategies for promoting new ways of doing church and is a popular consultant and speaker.