A picture of the Dean of Norwich, Jane Hedges

The Very Reverend Jane Hedges

Dean | dean@cathedral.org.uk

Jane was ordained Deaconess in 1980, Deacon in 1987 and Priest in 1994. She was the first woman to be appointed a Residentiary Canon in the Church of England, serving as Canon Pastor at Portsmouth Cathedral. In 2006 she became the first woman Canon at Westminster Abbey, moving from there in 2014 to become the first woman Dean of Norwich. She oversees the life of the Cathedral, chairing the Chapter, and is also a member of the Bishop’s Senior Staff Team.