Alastair Redfern

Alastair Redfern, Chair of the Clewer Initiative, Church of England

The Right Reverend Dr. Alastair Redfern is a bishop in the Church of England. He served as bishop of Derby, a member of the House of Lords, vice chair of the Anglican Alliance, chair of the UK Interfaith Network, and chair of the advisory board of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. Currently he is an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Bath and Wells and the Diocese of Salisbury. He is chair of the Clewer Initiative (the Church of England’s response to modern slavery), a cofounder of the Global Sustainability Network, cochair of the advisory board of the Policy and Evidence Centre for Modern Slavery and Human Rights, and a trustee of the AMAR Foundation, for which he chairs the Windsor Dialogue, a forum that examines freedom of religion and belief, especially for refugees and displaced people. He also chairs the trustee board of Sarum College. He has written a number of books on the role of faith in the public square. In 2019, he received the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award.