The Right Revd Norman Banks, Bishop of Richborough was consecrated in Southwark Cathedral on 16 June 2011. Bishop Norman studied at Oriel College, Oxford and then trained for the ordained ministry at St Stephen's House, Oxford. He served his first curacy at Newcastle Christ Church with St Ann from 1982 to 1987 and then Priest-in-Charge from1987 to 1990 in the Diocese of Newcastle. From 1990 to 2000 he was Vicar of Tynemouth, Cullercoats St Paul in Newcastle Diocese. Since 2000 he has been Vicar of Walsingham, Houghton, and Barsham in the diocese of Norwich and Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham from 2008. Since 2009 he has also been Chaplain to The Queen.