The present Bishop of Richborough is the Norman Banks, who was consecrated in Southwark Cathedral on 16 June 2011. He was formerly the incumbent of Walsingham, Houghton and the Barshams in the diocese of Norwich, and before that incumbent of S. Paul Cullercoats in Tynemouth.
The previous bishop was Keith Newton who was consecrated the second bishop in Southwark Cathedral in 2002. He was formerly the incumbent of Holy Nativity Knowle in Bristol, and before that the Dean of Blantyre in Malawi. He resigned as bishop at the end of 2010, becoming the Ordinary of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham under the title Monsignor bestowed by the Pope in 2011.
The first bishop was Edwin Barnes who was consecrated in Westminster Abbey in 1995. He was formerly Principal of St Stephen's House in Oxford, and incumbent of incumbent of Hessle in Hull in the diocese of York. He is a now a member of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and has been honoured by the Pope as a Monsignor.