The Revd Robert Wickham, Bishop of Edmonton, became Chair of Housing Justice in March 2019.

Bishop Rob, who became the Bishop of Edmonton in September 2015, has always served in the Diocese of London. He was a Curate in the Parish Church of Willesden, a Team Vicar in the Parish of Old St Pancras, with responsibility for St Mary’s Somers Town, and for nine years Rector of St John at Hackney, latterly becoming Area Dean of Hackney. While there he was renowned for repurposing church building use for the wider community. Homelessness issues have been a defining feature throughout his ministry.