Bishop-Harries Richard Harries
Baron Harries of Pentregarth
Commission Chair
Richard Harries was Bishop of Oxford from 1987-2006. On his retirement he was made a life peer (Lord Harries of Pentregarth) and he is active in the House of Lords as an independent cross bench peer, mainly on human rights issues. He has written widely on the interface of Christian faith and wider culture, including politics and ethics. His books include Faith in politics? Rediscovering the Christian Roots of our Political values (DLT). He chaired the Church of England Board for Social Responsibility and has been connected with a range of voluntary organisations.


Baroness Mallalieu QCPresident
Countryside Alliance
In practice as a criminal barrister from 1970 to 2012. Labour life Peer since 1991. Opposition spokesman on Home and Legal Affairs 1991 to 1997. President of the Countryside Alliance since 1997.Led opposition to the Hunting Act in the House of Lords. Elected Peer of the Year 2004 by the “Spectator” and the “House Magazine”. Active campaigner on a range of countryside issues.


Georgette-Mulheir Georgette Mulheir
Chief Executive, Lumos
Over the past 19 years, Georgette has worked in 17 countries across Europe and Africa leading large-scale programmes to transform the lives of thousands of vulnerable children and their families. She pioneered a model of deinstitutionalisation now followed in many countries across Central and Eastern Europe, and has advised governments on the reform of their services for children and families. She is the author of four books related to children’s rights, and is currently advising the European Commission on the reform of children’s services across the European Union.