We'll be joined by leading justice voices from the UK and beyond. More to be announced very soon...

 
Celia Apeagyei-Collins
Celia Apeagyei-Collins

Celia Apeagyei-Collins

Celia is the founder of the Rehoboth Foundation, an organisation offering, among other things, leadership development and consultancy for the fulfillment of both individual and corporate vision. She also runs a mentoring network for leaders passionate about community transformation. A regular speaker at events worldwide, Celia has also served as a pastor and the principal of a Bible college. She is a Council member for Churches in Communities International and has been listed as one of the influential black Christian women in the UK serving the church.
Pete Greig
Pete Greig

Pete Greig

Pete is a best-selling author, pastor and one of the founding champions of the 24-7 Prayer movement. He leads Emmaus Rd in Guildford having previously served on the senior leadership team at HTB and Alpha International. Pete's publications include Red Moon Rising, God on Mute, The Prayer Course and most recently, Dirty Glory.
Ruth Valerio
Ruth Valerio

Ruth Valerio

Dr Ruth Valerio is the Global Advocacy and Influencing Director for the international development charity Tearfund, aiming to equip Christians to a whole-life response to poverty. Before Tearfund, Ruth was Churches and Theology Director for A Rocha UK, a Christian charity that works for the protection and restoration of the natural world, and also led their Eco Church project. She lives in Chichester with her husband, Fairtrade jeweller Greg Valerio, and two teenage daughters.
Ken Wytsma
Ken Wytsma

Ken Wytsma

Founder of The Justice Conference, Ken is a leader, innovator and social entrepreneur respected for his insight and collaborative spirit. He is the author of Pursuing Justice, The Grand Paradox, and Create vs. Copy as well as featuring widely in RELEVANT Magazine, Huffington Post, Church Leaders and Worship Magazine. Ken is a consultant and creative adviser for non-profits and a sought-after speaker on justice, church and culture, He is president of Kilns College and live in Bend, Oregon, with his wife Tamara and their four daughters.
Kiera Phyo
Kiera Phyo

Kiera Phyo

Kiera has recently been appointed the Director of the Reconciling Leaders Network - a part of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Reconciliation Initiative. Previously, she was the Head of the Youth and Emerging Generation Team at international development charity Tearfund, and is a regular speaker at events around the UK. Kiera also often appears on BBC Radio 2’s Pause for Thought.
Micah Bournes
Micah Bournes

Micah Bournes

Micah Bournes was born and raised on hip hop in the city of Long Beach, California. He is a poet, rapper and songwriter most known for his dynamic performances of spoken word and poetry. His creative expressions are full of stories and self-reflection as he invites us to think on issues of culture, faith, and justice.
Krish Kandiah
Krish Kandiah

Krish Kandiah

Having previously held positions at The Evangelical Alliance and London School of Theology, Krish is the founding director of Home For Good, a charity making a real difference in the lives of children in the care system. He has written 12 books including the catalytic "Home for Good: Making a Difference for Vulnerable Children" and the award winning "Paradxology: Why Christianity was never meant to be simple."
Jo Herbert
Jo Herbert

Jo Herbert

Jo leads on Tearfund’s theological work, promoting Integral Mission (or holistic mission) theology and equipping churches, theological colleges and organisations particularly in the US and Europe, although with also wider global engagement. She graduated from King’s College London with a Masters in Theology in Ministry, where she specialised in the faith of Millennials and the impact of consumerism. Jo also leads on Environmental and Economic Sustainability for Tearfund.
Ed René Kivitz
Ed René Kivitz

Ed René Kivitz

Ed René Kivitz is the Senior Pastor of Agua Branca Baptist Church in São Paulo, one of the most influential local churches in Brazil, that has experienced extraordinary growth from its ministerial praxis that reconciles a Reformed tradition with the Latin American theology in order to promote social impact. Ed René is graduated in Theology from Baptist Theological Faculty of São Paulo and holds a Master of Science in Religion from the Methodist University of São Paulo. He is currently a board member and chair of the Justice & Faith Committee of World Vision Brazil.
Maher El Hajj
Maher El Hajj

Maher El Hajj

Maher El Hajj is the National Director of Youth for Christ Lebanon. YFCL’s mission is to see young people saved, discipled and plugged into a local church. It is also active among at-risk youth, including Syrian refugees. Maher is married to Rachel and has two children, Timothy and Mikaela.
David Kinnaman
David Kinnaman

David Kinnaman

David Kinnaman is the author of the bestselling books Good Faith, You Lost Me and unChristian. He is president of Barna Group, a leading research and communications company that works with churches, nonprofits, and businesses ranging from film studios to financial services. Since 1995, David has directed interviews with nearly one million individuals and overseen hundreds of U.S. and global research studies. He and his wife live in California with their three children.
Mandy Marshall
Mandy Marshall

Mandy Marshall

Mandy Marshall is the co-founder and Co-Director of Restored, an international Christian alliance to transform relationships and end violence against women. Mandy has travelled extensively over the last 20 years and has run training on preventing gender based violence across Africa, Central Asia, SE Asia & Latin America and the UK. In 2011, Mandy won a Deloitte Women Who Rock Award for her work on gender equality and ending violence against women.
 
Nathan McGuire
Nathan McGuire

Nathan McGuire

Nathan currently serves as Associate Minister at Streatham Baptist Church responsible for Community transformation. Nathan recognises the value that Jesus places upon the individual and he passionately desires to be an authentic embodiment of the heart of Jesus in his daily life. Over the past 10 years, he has sought to amplify the voice of the marginalised and to fight against injustice. One expression of this fight has been his work as a practitioner for the Domestic Violence Intervention Project.
Claudia Bell
Claudia Bell

Claudia Bell

Claudia qualified as a social worker from the University of Hertfordshire in 1996. Since then, she has worked for a London borough Child Protection Team and for a fostering agency which have inspired her heart for justice and protecting the most vulnerable in society. Claudia is Head of Training at Thirtyone:eight.
Millie Hawley
Millie Hawley

Millie Hawley

Millie oversees the Coastline Missional Community in one of the poorest neighbourhoods in the UK. 5 years ago, she and a few friends took on a renowned crack house in the centre of Boscombe. The community has grown and spans ages and backgrounds, exploring together what it is to love God, one another and the neighbourhood around them to life.
Kiri Kankhwende
Kiri Kankhwende

Kiri Kankhwende

Kiri Kankhwende is CSW’s Press and Public Affairs Team Leader and coordinates the organisation’s media, parliamentary, UN and EU advocacy. She has a background in journalism and human rights advocacy.
Scot Bower
Scot Bower

Scot Bower

Scot Bower helps to lead the international human rights organisation CSW. He’s also part of the eldership team at Emmaus Rd in Guildford where he lives with his beautiful wife and two children who are growing up fast! Scot loves exploring the space where prayer and protest collide and thinks he has the best job in the world.
Esther Swaffield-Bray
Esther Swaffield-Bray

Esther Swaffield-Bray

Esther works for International Justice Mission, the world’s largest anti-slavery organisation. Esther works with churches across the UK, equipping them to love their neighbour and be part of a story of freedom, rescue and transformation across the world. She lives with her husband Tom, in the beautiful North East of England.
Genelle Aldred
Genelle Aldred

Genelle Aldred

As a journalist and TV presenter, Genelle Aldred has worked for the BBC and ITV. She also freelances for ITN as a newsreader. Genelle now works for HTB in London as Head of Media. She also speaks at events, does media training and works as a consultant.
Berhane Asmelash
Berhane Asmelash

Berhane Asmelash

Dr Berhane Asmelash is currently leading a human rights organisation, Release Eritrea. It is an organisation founded by a group of Eritrean Christians living in the UK. Release Eritrea’s main areas of work are: advocacy for religious rights; providing humanitarian aid for Christian prisoners and their families and organising prayer events. This work again has put him in the Eritrean government’s spot light. He has been black listed by the Eritrean government, so  cannot go to Eritrea. He is also on the board of trustees at Release International and works as the associate vicar of Plumstead Common (United Benefice) in the Plumstead Deanery of the Church of England.
René August
René August

René August

René August is a veteran of the anti-apartheid movement and an Anglican priest. Early on, she discovered God’s love for cities and is now a reconciliation trainer with The Warehouse – a worshipping community organisation in Cape Town, South Africa that helps churches respond to the issues of poverty, injustice and division.
Rebecca Azevedo
Rebecca Azevedo

Rebecca Azevedo

Originally from Brazil, Rebecca lives in Chicago, where she is in her final year of high school. She is an awarded member of the National Honor Society. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in human rights and civil rights law, and has previously been involved in The Justice Conference US.
Robert Beckford
Robert Beckford

Robert Beckford

Robert Beckford (PhD) is Professor of Theology and Culture in the African diaspora at Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent. Robert is best known as a documentary film maker and his current research explores the decolonisation of British gospel music.
Rosalee Velloso Ewell
Rosalee Velloso Ewell

Rosalee Velloso Ewell

Dr Ewell is the Principal of Redcliffe College and the Director of the Theological Commission for the World Evangelical Alliance. She was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil and has a PhD in theological ethics from Duke University. She lives and works with her family in a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in Birmingham.
Andy Flannagan
Andy Flannagan

Andy Flannagan

Andy Flannagan is a Luton-based Irish singer-songwriter. His album Drowning in the Shallow was described as a ‘near-perfect album’ by Cross Rhythms magazine. A key driving passion of Andy’s is to see a just re-wiring of the global economic system. He is also Executive Director of Christians in Politics.
Thandi Gamedze
Thandi Gamedze

Thandi Gamedze

Thandi lives to see a society in which all people are seen, valued and given space and access to live out the fullness of their expression. Thandi is currently working for The Warehouse in communications, and for UWC’s School of Government as an associate lecturer.
Abey George
Abey George

Abey George

Abraham ‘Abey’ George serves as IJM’s Global Director of Church Partnerships. In this role he leads IJM’s efforts to build partnerships and collaborative initiatives across global denominations and Christian networks, in order to draw the body of Christ into seeking justice for the oppressed and abused around the world.
Justin Humphreys
Justin Humphreys

Justin Humphreys

Justin has worked in social work and youth work settings for over 25 years including the largest children’s charity in the UK, a range of local authorities and serving as a church Pastor. Justin became joint Chief Executive of Thirtyone:eight in 2016 and has a passion for justice and authentic leadership.
Tammy Hunt
Tammy Hunt

Tammy Hunt

Tammy is part of the Coastline Missional Community. She began her walk with Jesus five years ago from a chaotic life of addiction in Boscombe. Her acceptance of Jesus has changed her life completely and she is embracing the journey of restoration and all that it entails, within community.
Dora Jejey
Dora Jejey

Dora Jejey

Dora is an actress, puppeteer and writer. She recently spent a Year in God’s Time as a non-resident member of the Community of St Anselm, based at Lambeth Palace, so you could say she was a girl-monk! Dora has an MA in Text and Performance from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Jeffrey Maendel
Jeffrey Maendel

Jeffrey Maendel

Before moving to the UK with his family in 2008, Jeffrey grew up in communities in New York and Pennsylvania. For the past two years he has lived at a small house community in London. Jeffrey is part way through a degree in Political Economy at King’s College London.
Njoki Mahiaini
Njoki Mahiaini

Njoki Mahiaini

Born in Kenya and raised in London, Njoki studied Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen before going on to work in UK parliament, the UK Joint Delegation to NATO and then a think-tank in Cambridge. Njoki now works in media communications at City Hall.
Ambrose Murangira
Ambrose Murangira

Ambrose Murangira

Ambrose Murangira became deaf when he was ten years old and preferred mainstream schools where he advocated for equal access to quality education. Currently, he works as the Disability Inclusion Advisor at the Light for the World Netherlands (LftW), Uganda Country Office.
Seth Pinnock
Seth Pinnock

Seth Pinnock

Seth is the head of African and Caribbean Engagement at Tearfund. His debut 2015 gospel album landed in the top five of the UK official Christian chart. Seth leads Symphony Co, best known for summer event – Midnight Oil – which gathers thousands annually. The charity serves through music, ministry and mission.
Stephen Ruttle
Stephen Ruttle

Stephen Ruttle

Stephen practised as a commercial barrister and Queen’s Counsel from Brick Court Chambers for about 25 years. In 2002 he exchanged work for vocation and has, since then, practised as a commercial mediator and peace builder. He runs a community mediation charity (Wandsworth Mediation Service) from St Marks.
Godfrey Tenywa
Godfrey Tenywa

Godfrey Tenywa

Godfrey Tenywa has been a professional sign language interpreter since 2003. He has since worked with the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda, the Uganda National Association of the Deaf and the National Council for Disability. Many deaf people without resource have been able to access justice through his free interpretation services in courts of law.
Jeremy Williams
Jeremy Williams

Jeremy Williams

Growing up as a missionary kid in Madagascar and Kenya gave Jeremy a passion for the environment and for development. A writer and activist, he has worked with a variety of charities and causes, including Tearfund, Oxfam, RSPB and WWF. His first book, The Economics of Arrival, is out in 2019.
Sue Willsher
Sue Willsher

Sue Willsher

Sue is the Senior Policy Advisor at Tearfund, currently specialising in renewable energy for developing countries. She leads on the publication of Tearfund’s Restorative Economy document, which guides the overall work of Tearfund’s advocacy today. She lives in Staines with her husband and small daughter and attends St Saviours church in Sunbury.
Mark Sturge
Mark Sturge

Mark Sturge

Mark has been working with Christian Aid for the past 8 years. He inspires churches and leaders to fulfil the biblical imperative of pursuing justice, mercy and faithfulness. Mark is the author of the ground-breaking pubication Look What the Lord Has Done!: An Exploration of Black Christian Faith in Britain. He regularly speaks at conferences, seminars and symposiums around the country, and is often invted to preach invarious churches, both nationally and internationally. His ongoing prayer request is for Arsenal to win the Premier League. 
Jenny Flannagan
Jenny Flannagan

Jenny Flannagan

Jenny Flannagan is an actor, writer, trainee psychotherapist and currently manages national projects for Youthscape. Previously she worked for Tearfund for 12 years and founded a cabaret theatre company, The Ruby Dolls. She lives in Luton with her husband and kids.
Charlotte Instone
Charlotte Instone

Charlotte Instone

Charlotte Instone is the founder of Know The Origin, Ethical Consumer’s top rated ethical
fashion brand. Whilst studying at London College of Fashion, Charlotte worked on textiles
projects in Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan and Tanzania. She witnessed the sustainable social and environmental change that can happen from business done well. During her dissertation she spent time in Bangladesh with NGOs and survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, in which over 1100 people died making clothes for UK high street. Charlotte set out to make clothing differently, by creating a fully transparent supply chain, working with Fairtrade and Organic producer groups across India. These groups were started to alleviate poverty or address an injustice such as human trafficking or farmer suicide rates from GM related debt. As well as running her own label, Charlotte recently launched the world’s first fully transparent marketplace, made up of products that share the full origin and ethical impacts of where they were made.
Mike White
Mike White

Mike White

Mike White serves as the senior pastor of  ‘The Tab’ a thriving, trans-generational and multi-cultural church in the south east of London, England. The Tab Church has become noted as one of the fastest growing churches in the region both in terms of membership and social influence. The latter has been attributed to a continued philanthropic commitment to engage in practically blessing the community through the plethora of church social programs and initiatives. With a passion for ‘the local church’ Mike has also served as a church consultant to several major local churches, and national church organizations within the UK, by providing guidance and resources on ‘Contemporary Leadership’ and ‘Visionary Transition’. In addition to leading The Tab Church, Mike is also noted for his keen biblical insight and skilled ability as a speaker, this has led to an itinerary which sees him travelling speaking as a guest in both conferences and churches throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Africa, the USA and the Caribbean. Coupled together with this Mike also features regularly as both a speaker and host on Christian media networks, such as TBN Europe and the Word network USA. Mike also currently serves on the board of the college council for the Spurgeon’s theological seminary in London and for the last three years as a borough dean offering consultation and advice to the Mayor and other council leaders on social and religious issues.