Simon Heathfield is the Archdeacon of Aston and helps lead the Church of England regionally in Birmingham city region. Originally from the South East, Simon studied music in Birmingham, theology at Cambridge and has ministered in Kent, the Wirral, Oxford and East London. He is a member of the General Synod and contributes to the governance of several organisations and mission agencies. Simon has particular interests in urban theology, leadership, ministerial & missional formation, vocation, team and personal development, spirituality and the arts. His published work includes, Rave ON (CPAS), Jump into the Jacuzzi (BRF), and the Growing Leaders Course (CPAS).