James Woodward is a Canon of Windsor.
For ten years, he was Master of the Foundation of Lady Katherine Leveson and Director of the Leveson Centre for the Study of Ageing, Spirituality and Social Policy. He has written widely in the area of Pastoral Theology and is an honorary Research Fellow in Practical Theology at Cardiff University, a lecturer in Health and Social Care at the Open University and an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Health Service Studies in Warwick Business School. Before training for ordination, he spent a year at St Christopher's Hospice in London; since his ordination in 1985, he has worked as a Bishop's Chaplain and a Hospital Chaplain as well as in parochial ministry.
He is the author of Valuing Age: Pastoral Ministry with Older People (SPCK, 2009).