The William Temple Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Revd Richard Peers and Dr David Shaw as new trustees.
Richard is an Anglican priest who has spent most of his working life as a teacher, chaplain and Executive Head in Primary and Secondary schools. He has worked in schools in Portsmouth, Southampton and London, as well as parishes in Middlesbrough and Portsmouth. He is committed to education as a work of social justice and has used Christian character, Restorative Justice and Mindfulness practice as tools for school improvement. He is currently Director of Education for the Diocese of Liverpool where he has established a diocesan led Multi Academy Trust. You can follow Richard on Twitter @mission_priest.
David is a historian and graduate of the University of Liverpool, where he obtained his PhD. His PhD research examined the impact of the Irish in Post-War Britain as a political diaspora. At Liverpool he also taught undergraduate and MA modules on faith-based peacebuilding, history and politics. David is currently researching the impact of William Temple in Manchester, seeking to bring forward Temple’s legacy in the city and its relevance to the latest generation of faith-based activists. You can find out more about David’s research here. And follow him on Twitter @DrDavidShaw1.
You can also read more about the William Temple Foundation trustees here.