Patrons and Supporters

Inform’s Patrons:

The Right Reverend Peter Eagles
The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man, Church of England

The Reverend Dr Hugh Osgood
The Moderator of the Free Churches’ Group

Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia
Greek Orthodox Church

Bishop Paul Hendricks
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark

Professor Lord Desai of St Clement Danes

Baroness Sally Greengross of Notting Hill

Inform’s Advisory Panel:

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Sir John Allison

Lady Allison (Gillian)

Amma Anane-Agyei, African Families Service Co-ordinator, London Borough Tower Hamlets

Leethen Bartholomew, Head of National FGM Centre

Professor James Beckford, PhD, FBA (Vice-Chair); Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick; Nominee of the British Sociological Association, Sociology of Religion Study Group

Professor Abby Day, PhD; Professor of Race, Faith & Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London

Monsignor Peter Fleetwood; consultor to the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue and priest of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool

Canon Dr Giles Fraser; Parish Priest at St Mary’s Newington, Southwark and columnist for The Guardian

Professor Ron Geaves; Honorary Visiting Professor at Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, Cardiff University

Professor Conor Gearty, PhD; Professor of Human Rights Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

Professor Mary Kaldor; Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit at the London School of Economics

His Honour Judge Philip Katz QC

Pavol Kosnáč; Director of DEKK Institute, Principal Investigator of World Value Survey in Slovakia and Ministry of Justice Expert Witness on Religious Extremism

Hugh Marriage OBE; former Home Office Senior Civil Servant who has been associated with Inform since its inception

Jim McManus; Director of Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council

Ziya Meral MSc; researcher and expert on Middle East and religious freedom

Sarah O’Grady; Governance Adviser, Mediator, Solicitor

David G. Robertson, PhD; Lecturer in Religious Studies, The Open University

Jasjit Singh, PhD; Associate Professor, University of Leeds

Damian Thompson PhD; associate editor of The Spectator and editor-in-chief of the Catholic Herald

Professor David Voas; Professor of Social Science and Head of the Department of Social Science at the UCL Institute of Education

Revd Canon Dr James Walters, Founding Director of the LSE Faith Centre and Religion and LSE Global Society Research Unit

Professor Linda Woodhead; Professor of Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University and Director of the Religion and Society Research Programme

Inform’s Board of Governors

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The Board is responsible for Inform’s overall policy. It meets twice a year and submits an Annual Report and audited accounts to Companies House and the Charity Commissioners.

Professor Eileen Barker, PhD, OBE, FBA; Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science.

George D. Chryssides, DPhil, (Vice-Chair); Honorary Research Fellow in Contemporary Religion, University of Birmingham.

Professor Graham Harvey, PhD; Professor of Religious Studies, Open University.

Professor Mark Hill, QC; Honorary Professor of Law at the Centre for Law and Religion at Cardiff University and Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria.

The Reverend Steve Hollinghurst, Diocese of Lichfield, Nominee of the Church of England.

Professor Kim Knott, PhD (Chair); Professor Emerita of Religious and Secular Studies, Lancaster University.

The Right Reverend William Kenney, CP; Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, Nominee of the D1 Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster.

The Reverend Andrew Maguire, MA, BD (Treasurer); Nominee of the Free Churches’ Group, Superintendent Minister of the West Norfolk Methodist Circuit.

Marat Shterin, PhD; Reader in Sociology of Religion, Department of Religious Studies, King’s College London.

The Reverend Alan Walker, MA, MTh, LLM; Parish Priest.

Inform is a registered charity, no. 801729. Company no. 2346855. Terms and Conditions

Inform is a registered charity, no. 801729. Company no. 2346855. Terms and Conditions