Liz Adekunle was born in North London and read theology at Birmingham University.
She has three Masters degrees; the first from SOAS in African Christianity and Development, the second, completed while she was training at Ridley Hall in pastoral care and counselling and the third a recent MA in Feminist Theory and the church, from Cambridge University. She was a former Chaplain and tutor at St Mellitus College and the Chaplain and Acting Dean at St John’s College, Cambridge. Liz was a member of the Archbishops’ Task Group on Evangelism and is currently on the Diocesan Evangelism and Discipleship Steering Group.
She is an Associate at Westminster Abbey, a Fellow at Ridley hall and an Honorary Fellow at St Augustine’s College of Theology. Liz is the Archdeacon of Hackney and a Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen.