The Bishop of Oxford is the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft. Bishop Steven was appointed in 2016. Bishop Steven has been a member of the House of Lords since 2013. The Bishop of Oxford leads the Church of England in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, supported by the Area Bishops of Dorchester, Buckingham and Reading. Bishop Steven is one of two Bishops elected to the Archbishops Council and is Chair of the Ministry Council of the Church of England. In that capacity, he oversees all selection and training for ministry in the Church of England. Bishop Steven also serves as the treasurer on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG AI).