Ian Linden has been with the Tony Blair Faith foundation since 2008, first as director of Faiths Act, its interfaith MDG health programme, then as director of policy, and recently as senior adviser for the Foundation. He was formerly director of the CIIR, a faith-based development agency. He has acted as a consultant for DfID, the UK government department for international development on engagement with Islamic organisations for development, and has written on developmental aspects of faith and globalisation in A New Map of the World (2004) and Global Catholicism 2009, 2012. He is an associate Professor at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies, London) and has published extensively in the latter field as an academic. He was awarded a CMG for his work for human rights in the UK New Year's Honours List, 2000.
"Inter-religious Health Education and Mobilisation in Sierra Leone"