The Revd Dr Richard Sudworth was appointed as the new Secretary for Inter-Religious Affairs to the Archbishop of Canterbury and National Inter-Religious Affairs Adviser for the Church of England in 2018.

The post resources the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church of England in relating to the great world faiths – nationally and internationally, as well as at a local parish level. He advises the Archbishop on his engagement with other religious communities, both nationally and internationally, resources the Archbishop and the Church of England on Inter Religious relations and develops a national strategy for mission and ministry in multi-religious contexts.