Ed Miliband MP
Ed Miliband is the Labour Candidate for Doncaster North and is the co-host of the well-loved podcast ‘Reasons to be Cheerful’. He served as Leader of the Labour Party between 2010 and 2015. He also served in the Cabinet between 2007 and 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown; taking on the role of secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change between 2008 and 2010. The environment is still one of Ed’s chief concerns and he continues to campaign the government on climate issues.
Katherine Trebek is the research director at the Wellbeing and Economy Alliance (WEAll). WEAll is a global collaboration of organisations, alliances, movements and individuals working together to transform the economic system so that it prioritises the wellbeing of all people and the planet. Prior to working with WEAll Katherine spent over eight years as a researcher with Oxfam, where she developed Oxfam’s Humankind Index and led Oxfam’s ‘human economy’ work. In 2019 Katherine has written many articles and book chapters focusing on the wellbeing economy and recently co-authored a book called The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown Up Economy in early 2019.
Professor Anthony Reddie is one of the foremost theologians in the UK and was recently appointed Director of Oxford Centre of Religion and Culture. Anthony has written over 70 essays and articles on Christian education and Black Theology and is the author of 17 books, including Black Theology, Contesting Post-Racialism, and Journeying to Justice, he is editor of Black Theology: An International Journal and a member of the International Academy of Practical Theology. This year he published his book ‘Theologising Brexit: A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique’ which considers what it means to be British and the ways in which churches and the Christian faith should respond to rising levels of White English nationalism.
Christine joined the Catholic Agency for Overseas development (CAFOD) as Director in March 2019. Christine has worked in faith-based international development organisations for the last eighteen years. Prior to her position in CAFOD she was Director of Policy and Public Affairs for Christian Aid, where she has lobbied private and political organisations on issues on tax justice and climate justice and between 2001 and 2012 Christine was Executive Director at Progressio. Before joining Progressio she worked for ten years in the UK as Head of Public Affairs at the National Housing Federation and Education Department Coordinator at CHAS researching housing, poverty and social exclusion.
Ross Greer is a Scottish Green Party MSP for the West Scotland region. He is the youngest ever MSP, being elected at the age of 21 in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election. Ross is a committed Christian and member of the Church of Scotland. He is an active community campaigner and environmentalist and has been involved in political activism for over a decade.