Patrons

HRH The Duke of York

HRH The Duke of York

HRH The Duke of York

The challenge for interfaith organisations is to find ways and methods of engaging with young people – because it is only through engagement with young people that we are going to be able to break down any barriers that there might be; and challenging young people to explore not only their own faith models and philosophies is actually going to be something that I think is very, very important.

HRH The Duke of York, Interfaith Explorers Launch event.
London, May 2012

His Royal Highness served in the Royal Navy for 22 years and today The Duke is a full-time working member of the Royal Family, in support of The Queen.

His work is focused on creating skilled jobs and assisting the economic success of the United Kingdom, alongside concentrating his efforts on three areas where he believes he can have the greatest impact: education and skills; science and engineering; and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurship.

Read more about His Royal Highness The Duke of York.


HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan

His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan heads the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Social Development.He is also Chairman of the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training.

Formerly, he was the head of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University and the Higher Colleges of Technology and president of the Zayed University.


Other Patrons

His Excellency Ban ki Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

His Excellency Ban ki Moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations


Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO

Irina Bokova
Director-General of UNESCO


Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong FRSL
Founder of the Charter for Compassion and religious scholar

Read more about Karen Armstrong, internationally renowned scholar of comparative religions.