Lucy Winkett is Rector-designate of St James's Piccadilly. She was formerly Canon Precentor of St Paul's Cathedral, with particular responsibility for music and liturgy. Before ordination, she trained as a soprano, and lived in a L'Arche community. She is a founding adviser for the public theology thinktank Theos and combines her cathedral ministry with chairing the governors of a new Church of England Academy in North London, leading retreats, and speaking and writing on culture, gender and religion. She is a contributor to BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day.