Revd Margot Hodson

Associate Teaching Staff
Tutor in Environmental Theology and Rural Mission and Ministry

Revd Margot Hodson

Margot is an environmental theologian and a rural vicar with experience in teaching, research, and writing; growing teams and pastoral ministry. She is Director of Theology and Education for the John Ray Initiative, helping to develop education and research programmes including the Cuddesdon-based distance learning course, CRES. Margot represents JRI  on the A Rocha UK board and is a member of Grove Ethics Committee.


Her pastoral ministry is in the Shill Valley and Broadshire Benefice, a rural benefice with ten parishes in West Oxfordshire. Prior to this she was Rector of Wychert Vale Benefice in Buckinghamshire UK, where she specialised in growing teams, training for ministry and community engagement.


Margot became passionate about the environment and a committed Christian in her teens. Both these strands have interwoven in her professional and personal life. She is married to Martin J Hodson, who is an environmental biologist.