Reverend Simon Brignall was named Rector for Saint Paul´s Cathedral on Easter week, 2018. He has been Chaplain to Saint Peter´s Church in Viña del Mar since 2015. Previously he was parish priest at the England Anglican Church in Great Britain, between 1996 and 2015. He also took part for many years as a member of the Anglican mission in Arequipa, Peru. He obtained his Cum Laude university title in Politics and Sociology at Durham University. He later took advanced studies in Theology at Wycliffe College, Oxford, for three years, and was ordained a presbyter in 1983.
He is married to Clare Gibbs, a lingüist with studies in Bussiness Administration. They have five children, all adults now and who live in Great Britain,