The Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Dr. Rowan Williams January 23, 2016 Rowan Williams retired in 2020 to Wales, after stepping down as Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, having served for ten years as Archbishop of Canterbury and before that as Bishop of Monmouth and Archbishop of Wales. He has written many books on theology and its encounters with spirituality, literature and philosophy, as well as some commentaries on current affairs, and is also Chair of the international development agency, Christian Aid.