Dr Christine Parkinson

Dr Christine Parkinson obtained a doctorate in medical research at a London hospital, in Child Behaviour, then moved to Birmingham in the 80s to become involved with inner-city regeneration. She set up, with others, a women’s refuge in 1994, a training and employment project for the long-term unemployed in 1998, and was the founder of the Bethel Health & Healing Project in 2006.

Christine is also a trustee of another charity, which supports young people in Uganda to become social entrepreneurs. She is committed to social justice, as well as in working to combat climate change, and has an interest in prayer ministry. She has published three books, as well as numerous scientific papers in learned journals.