John Gladwin (Chair)

John Gladwin

John is a Bishop in the Church of England. He was Bishop of Chelmsford - the second largest diocese in the Church of England (2004 - 2009), Bishop of Guildford (1994 - 2004), and a member of the House of Lords (1999 - 2009)

He is now the Chair of the Citizens Advice Bureau, and was previously the Chair of the Board of Christian Aid.

Christian engagement with public affairs has been a constant theme throughout his ministry, and for six years was Director of the Shaftesbury Project on Christian Involvement in Society, before becoming Secretary of the Church of England’s Board for Social Responsibility. He was Chair of the Ministry Division of the Church of England until 2006. He is the author of a number of books including The Good of the People (1988) and Love and Liberty (1997).

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