Ian Linden is on the Advisory Board of Las Casas Institute and a Visiting Professor at St. Mary’s University, London. He was formerly a senior adviser at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, CEO of the Catholic Institute for International Relations and a member of the Christian-Muslim Forum. In 2000 he was awarded a CMG for his work on human rights.
Ian has lived and worked across Africa and, as an academic, has focused on religion and conflict in the region. Ian has PhDs in Biology and African Studies from the University of London. He is married with four children and thirteen grandchildren.