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

BBC journalist and broadcaster


Dr Lois Lee

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


Alison Gow

Audience and Content Director, North West, for Reach plc, former editor of the Daily Post and WalesOnline, and current president of the Society of Editors.


Hussein Kesvani

Journalist, editor and producer based in London, author of a book about the online world of British Muslims and currently studying for a postgraduate degree


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 Azim Ahmed
Founded ‘On Religion’, Research Associate in British Muslim Studies at the University of Cardiff, Deputy Director at the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, General Secretary of the Muslim Council of Wales
Remona Aly
Former trustee left Sept 2020. Director of Communications of Exploring Islam Foundation, journalist and broadcaster
Dr Kate Christopher
National RE Adviser at RE Today and RE teacher
Andrew Copson
CEO of Humanists UK
Prof Adam Dinham
Professor of Faith & Public Policy and Director of the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London
Caroline Donne
Freelance radio producer
Rabbi Alex Goldberg
Barrister and rabbi, Dean of the College of Chaplains and Coordinating Chaplain at the University of Surrey
Katie Harrison
Social & Public Affairs Adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury
Dr Sarah Harvey
Senior Research Officer, Inform
James Irving
St Bride’s Fleet Street Head of Finance and Fundraising
Andrew Jennings
Accountant and finance adviser
Rev Tony Miles
Superintendent Minister and Team Leader of 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. Honorary 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. He is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, specialising in the future of journalism.
Eleanor Puttock
Digital Evangelism Manager at Diocese of Ely
Rabbi Jonathan Romain
Rabbi at Maidenhead Synagogue
Jazvir Singh
Barrister, Chair of City Sikhs, Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre
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



Ruth Peacock

Editorial Consultant

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Sorcha Connell

Marketing Consultant

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Oliver Bowring

Technical Consultant

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Annual Reports

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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