Dr Elaine Storkey

Photo: Clive Mear/Tearfund

Dr Elaine Storkey served as Tearfund's president from 1996-2013. She is a well-known academic and broadcaster, and was named one of the 100 women public intellectuals by The Guardian.

Elaine is Director of Education for the Church of England Church Army, and speaks at public events in many countries. Author of eight books, she has also written hundreds of articles for journals and newspapers.

Elaine has a number of academic degrees, including a Doctorate of Divinity, and has lectured at King’s College, Birkbeck College and Oxford University.

Elaine is passionate about justice and transformation, and has been connected with Tearfund for a number of years, visiting Tearfund projects in numerous countries. 

To listen to Elaine being interviewed on United Christian Broadcasters radio about her time with Tearfund, click here.