Richard Hawthorne (1931-2018)

Richard Hawthorne was a Nottingham businessman who became an unlikely champion of community relations. He was joint chairman of Hawthornes printers, a company that emerged out of a small printing works and stationery shops in the city owned by his father. This obituary was first published in the online edition of The Guardian, 17 May 2018.

Geoffrey Craig (1944-2018)

Film distributor who played bagpipes on the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Stanley Kiaer 1931 – 2017

Secretary of the Oxford Group and Westminster Theatre trusts, Director of the Institute of Business Ethics, and much loved mentor in IofC's London centre.

Frances Colquhoun 1938-2017

Frances Colquhoun

Artist, gardener, actress and campaigner. This article first appeared in The Scotsman, Edinburgh, 21 June, 2017.

Peter Hannon 1927-2017

Guests to Peter Hannon’s homes, whether in Coleraine or Cape Town, could never be sure who they might meet

Bridge builder between antagonists – both in his native Northern Ireland and in South Africa.

Ivan Poulton 1925-2017

Ivan Poulton

'He sought to understand the attitudes of Irish Catholics and of Protestants like myself. His visits to Ireland included a retreat for Irish and English people at a monastery in County Tipperary in May 1998, at the time of the referendum that approved the Good Friday Agreement.'

Hugh Steadman Williams (1935 – 2016)

Hugh Williams

A playwright whose work was performed for President Jomo Kenyatta and Emperor Haile Selassie, Williams wrote on the subject of reconciliation, and inspired the African conservationists that surrounded him to reconcile and reunite the relationship between animals and people.

The Revd John Burrell (1949 - 2015)

John Burrell

Church minister who had been involved in the peaceful transfer of power to black majority rule in Zimbabwe.

Kojo Jantuah (1963 – 2015)

Kojo at gravestone of Svedstrups

Lawyer and authority on the slave trade who made an epic trek across the Sahara in search of his Danish roots

Louis Fleming (1926-2015)

Louis Fleming

Louis Fleming played a leading role in building arts centres, theatres and concert halls in the UK, mainland Europe and the US.