Nigel Biggar, Top World Thinker, to Instruct at ELO Oxford Leadership Program 2024

ELO is pleased to announce that Nigel Biggar has joined the stellar group of presenters at this year’s ELO Oxford Leadership Program from July 7th – 13th.  Started in 2018, the ELO Oxford Leadership Program, a one-week summer executive education offering,  continues to be the world’s leading program for Christian marketplace leaders.  

Nigel Biggar 2024Nigel Biggar was recently named as one of the world’s top thinkers by Prospect Magazine of the UK, because “Biggar’s willingness to question prevailing ideologies and contextualise moral concerns within a historical framework make him a valuable thinker in our polarised times.” He has been described as “one of the leading living Western ethicists” (by John Gray, formerly Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics, New Statesman, 25 November 2020). He was appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) “for services to higher education” in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Nigel Biggar is an Anglican priest, theologian and ethicist is Emeritus Regius Professor of Moral Theology at the University of Oxford and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Pusey House, Oxford. He holds a B.A. in Modern History from Oxford and a Ph.D. in Christian Theology & Ethics from the University of Chicago.

Some of his books include: Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning (2023)What’s Wrong with Rights? (2020)In Defence of War (2013), Between Kin and Cosmopolis: An Ethic of the Nation (2014) and Behaving in Public: How to do Christian Ethics (2011).

In the press, he has written on the Israel-Hamas conflict in the Spectator (London), colonialism in the National Post (Toronto), freedom of speech in the Times (London), the ‘Culture Wars’ and illegal migration in the Daily Telegraph (London), the Iraq War in the Financial Times (London) and the Straits Times (Singapore), and the possibility of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Northern Ireland in the Irish Times (Dublin).

He has lectured at the Royal College of Defence Studies, London; the UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham; the Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Hamburg; the US Military Academy, West Point; the US Naval Academy, Annapolis; and the National Defense University, Washington, DC.

 The ELO Leadership Program is held regularly at the University of Oxford, UK. This Program is a week-long learning experience for senior executives, business leaders, and entrepreneurs from around the globe. Expert guest presenters teach throughout the week. Mealtimes are spent connecting and networking with the great cohort of peers that attend. Tours are taken together to view the sites that Oxford has to offer. You don't want to miss out on this incredible opportunity to travel, learn more about your calling, and grow in your faith! 


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