Bishop Ian Coutts
The Right Reverend Dr. Ian Coutts was elected the Tenth Bishop of Bunbury on the 16th June 2018 and installed in St. Boniface Cathedral on the 3rd November 2018. Bishop Ian has an M.Sc and Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (CQSW) from Jesus College Oxon; a Post Graduate Diploma of Theology from St John’s College, Nottingham and a BA (Jt Hons) in Sociology and Education from Warwick University. He completed his Ph.D on the subject of the Family from a Trinitarian theological perspective. He is also a qualified social worker with particular experience in the fields of child protection and domestic violence.
Ian is married to Anne and they emigrated from the UK in 2011. Ian and Anne have two daughters and two grandchildren still living in England. Ian’s interests include flying and he has a British pilot’s licence and enjoys recreational flying, swimming, retreats, prayer time and holidays!
Dean Darryl Cotton
The Very Reverend Darryl Cotton is the Dean of the Cathedral, and Parish Priest of the Parish of Bunbury. Originally from South Africa, he was ordained in 1998, and has served in various parishes prior to his coming to Bunbury. Darryl has a Bachelor of Theology (Cum Laude) and a Bachelor of Divinity (Cum Laude) from Rhodes University.
Darryl is married to Lee-Anne and they have three young children, Jordan, Luke and Adam.
The Reverend Sue Kemp
The Reverend Sue Kemp was born in Hastings and spent her early years in a small Sussex village called Catsfield. She was baptized, confirmed and married in the parish of St. Laurence’s, Catsfield.
She is a Registered Nurse as well as being assisting priest at the Cathedral. Sue migrated to Australia in 2007 and was ordained deacon in 2017. Sue will be ordained to the priesthood on the 16th February 2018.
Sue has a Bachelor in Theology and continues to work in the local hospital as a Nurse/Midwife and raise her three children. In 2018, Sue was awarded the Victoria Gibbon’s Memorial Prize for the best emerging female leader in Anglican Orders from St. Mark’s National Theological Centre in Canberra.