Revd Dr Elizabeth Jordan is employed by the Diocese of Chelmsford as Diocesan Lay Development Advisor. Working in partnership with St Mellitus College, Elizabeth is Tutor for LLM Training at St Mellitus College, Chelmsford. She has been ordained for 25 years and is passionate about collaboration between men and women, clergy and lay and diocesan structures and the local church. She has one book published on ‘Ordained Local Ministry in the Church of England’ and several articles on Interim Ministry and Local Ministry. She divides her spare time between being outside and going to the theatre.