Past Speakers/Affiliates

Professor Christopher Rowland was appointed Dean Ireland's Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford in 1991, a post that carries with it a fellowship at The Queen's College, Oxford. He was appointed Canon Theologian of Liverpool Cathedral in 2005.

Dr James Carleton Paget was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge. In 1993 he became a Research Fellow at Peterhouse, and in 1995, a Lecturer in the New Testament at the University of Cambridge where he has been ever since. He has published on subjects related to New Testament, early church history, and ancient Judaism, as well as on Albert Schweitzer.

Percy and Vreni Mark worked with Dr. Schweitzer at Lambaréné in the early 60s. In 1963, Schweitzer blessed their engagement. Percy is Chairman of the charity Reverence for Life UK (RfLUK). Vreni was Directrice of Maison Schweitzer in Günsbach (1987-89), and she now spends much of her time working alongside Percy and RfLUK to realise the aim of making Schweitzer's ethical values and ideals accessible to all.

Rt Hon Norman Baker PC was Minister of State at the Home Office with responsibility for regulating the use of animals in science. Mr Baker addressed our 2016 conference on what steps the Government can take to introduce a more compassionate approach to animal welfare.