June Osborne was in 1994 one of the first group of women to be ordained into the priesthood of the Anglican Church. In 2004 she was appointed Dean of Salisbury making her the Church of England’s most senior woman priest. She is the first female dean of any of Britain’s medieval cathedrals. She plays a key role in the Anglican Communion’s commitment to implementing the Millennium Development Goals.
[Updated April 2009]