The Religion Media Centre is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, registered with the Charity Commission in October 2016. Funded by generous donations from trusts and individuals, we are always keen to hear from potential funders and volunteers to help with our work.



Michael Wakelin

Executive Chairman

Executive Producer at TBI Media, founding partner of the Religious Literacy Partnership and former Head of Religion & Ethics at the BBC


Ben Rich

Leading public relations professional for faith and community groups and Chair of the York Liberal Jewish Community


Rev Dr Christopher Landau

Postgraduate pastor, St Aldates, Oxford and former BBC World Service religious affairs correspondent


Kevin Jaquiss

Lawyer specialising in new ways of delivering public services with community involvement; trustee of the Tauheedul Education Trust


Roger Bolton

Journalist and broadcaster


Dr Lois Lee

Senior Lecturer Department of Religious Studies, University of Kent; Sociologist specialising in nonreligious worldviews


Dr Jasjit Singh

Associate Professor School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science University of Leeds, specialising in religion and identity, race and representation; Sikh issues; religion and media

Dr Hassan Abdein

Dr Hassan Abdein

Senior Advisor for Public Policy at Unitas Communications; has also worked on conflict resolution and human rights advocacy for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations (UN)



Ruth Peacock


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Oliver Bowring

Media & Marketing Consultant

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Dr Azim Ahmed
Deputy Director at the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK
Remona Aly
Director of Communications of Exploring Islam Foundation
Dr Kate Christopher
Director of Teach:RE at Culham St Gabriel
Andrew Copson
CEO of Humanists UK
Prof Adam Dinham
Professor of Faith & Public Policy, Goldsmiths
Caroline Donne
Freelance radio producer
Rabbi Alex Goldberg
Barrister and rabbi, Dean of the College of Chaplains, University of Surrey
Katie Harrison
Social & Public Affairs Adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury
Dr Sarah Harvey
Senior Research Officer, Inform
Dr Tim Hutchings
Assistant Professor of Religious Ethics, University of Nottingham
James Irving
St Bride’s Fleet Street Head of Finance and Fundraising
Andrew Jennings
Accountant and finance adviser
Rev Tony Miles
Superintendent Minister, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster
Prof Jolyon Mitchell
Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion, University of Edinburgh
Dr Suzanne Newcombe
Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, The Open University. Director of Inform
Canon Ed Newell
Principal and Chief Executive of Cumberland Lodge
Prof Stephen Pattison
Formerly Professor of Religion, Ethics and Practice, University of Birmingham
Rev George Pitcher
Journalist, author and an Anglican priest
Eleanor Puttock
Digital chaplain, Methodist Homes for the Aged
Rabbi Jonathan Romain
Rabbi at Maidenhead Synagogue
Jazvir Singh
Barrister, Chair of City Sikhs, Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre
Dr Jasjit Singh
Associate Professor, University of Leeds
Nick Spencer
Senior Fellow, Theos Think Tank
Judy Trotter
Head of Adult Education & Learning, JW3 Centre
Karl Wightman
UK Baha’i Office of Public Affairs

Annual Reports​

The trustees are pleased to present the annual report of the Religion Media Centre from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.

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The trustees are pleased to present the annual report of the Religion Media Centre from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.

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The trustees are pleased to present the second annual report of the Religion Media Centre from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019.

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The trustees are pleased to present the first annual report of the Religion Media Centre from the date of receiving charitable status 10th October 2016 to the end of the financial year 31st March 2018.

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