Tony has served as Senior Pastor of the Bradford New Testament Church from May 2000 to 2013. He was appointed to the District Pastorate for Leeds in 2013. He is a graduate of Overstone Theological College and holds university qualifications in Social Work, Practice Teaching, Business Administration and is a Chartered Manager. He serves as chairman of the Churches Regional Commission an ecumenical body bringing together all the Christian Denominations and their Church Leaders, across the Yorkshire and Humberside area. Tony is also an Ecumenical Canon of Bradford Cathedral.