Augustine Tanner-Ihm is an exceptionally gifted individual. A published writer, accomplished theologian, inspiring speaker and presenter, he somehow finds the time to also educate and campaign for judicial reform.

Growing up in Chicago, he has travelled the globe speaking on matters close to his heart, such as race, reconciliation and spirituality. He has presented at schools all over the UK and the USA and is an important figure in advocating for inclusion and diversion in the wider society.

An accomplished speaker, he has spoken at several LGBTQ+ events such as the Stonewall National Workplace Conference, Pride and Glory Festival Manchester. Moreover, he featured as a guest speaker at the Durham Student Union, BBC Breakfast, Church of England General Synod, the Houses of Parliament, and has featured numerous times on radio for the BBC.

Augustine has written for the Church Times, The Moody Standard and The Church of England Newspaper. With degrees in Education and Theology from Durham University, he has previously studied at Northwestern University, Iowa State University, Sarum College and St Mellitus College.

Augustine enjoys travelling, writing stand-up, athletics, reading politics and making people smile. His life motto is investing in others to be the best version of themselves, and he surely is on the path to achieving this.

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  • Stonewall National Workplace Conference
  • Pride
  • Glory Festival | Manchester
  • The Durham Union
  • BBC Breakfast
  • Church of England General Synod
  • Houses of Parliament
  • BBC Radio 5 Live
  • BBC Radio 4
  • BBC Songs of Praise
  • National Union of Students
  • Channel 5