/ 2016 speakers
Krish is the founding director of Home For Good, a young charity seeking to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable children by finding loving homes for children in the care system. He is an advocate for fostering and adoption. He has written 13 books including the catalytic "Home for Good: Making a Difference for Vulnerable Children"and the award winning "Paradoxology" and now his latest book "Faitheism: Why Christianity and Atheism have more in common than you think." (Hodder 2018) Dr Kandiah has been published in the Times of London. the Guardian and is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 2.
Dr Kandiah is in demand as a speaker at both national and international conferences. He recently spoke to a full house at TEDxOxford on the topic "Can Hospitality Change the World?" Krish is a consultant offering both creativity and academic reflection to bring strategic change, culture shift and innovation. He has expertise in the overlap between faith and development, faith literacy and communication. Krish is an ambassador for the UK aid and development charity: Tearfund.
Krish holds degrees in Chemistry, Missiology and Theology. His PhD is from Kings College, London. He currently holds faculty positions at Regents College, Vancouver and Regents Park College, Oxford University and is an honorary research Fellow at the National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work at Bournemouth University and an honorary reader in theology at St Andrews University, Scotland. Krish lives with in Oxfordshire with his wife and 7 children ( through birth, fostering and adoption).