DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ALLIANCE ENGAGEMENT
Ryan Christopher serves as Deputy Director of Alliance Engagement where he acts as liaison between the alliance and the advocacy teams of ADF International to better achieve generational victories through joint advocacy projects and outstanding training networks.
Christopher was the founding member of the London office and between 2016 and 2023 where he served as Senior Policy Officer and Director of ADF UK. In that time he directed all aspects of the UK Charity, including advocacy and communications.
Christopher is a sought-after public speaker on issues involving philosophy, theology, and the public square. He has regularly appeared in the media, including BBC News at Ten, SKY News, GB News as well as interviews on BBC and Spectator podcasts and radio.
Prior to joining ADF International, Christopher had positions of senior responsibility in the education sector.
Christopher is a trustee of the Christian Heritage Center at Stonyhurst. He maintains a passion for Christian education and is currently establishing a Common Good Scholarship to enable young people to serve as articulate Christian leaders in public life. He is also a co-founder of the Humanum Institute, which specialises in anthropological philosophy from a Christian perspective.
Christopher studied philosophy at the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas, Rome and theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome. He obtained a BA (MA Cantab) in History from the University of Cambridge, UK, specialising in the history of political and religious thought.