Canon Mark Oakley is dean of St John’s College, Cambridge.
He is an acclaimed speaker and writer on various issues including poetry, literature, spirituality and human rights. He is an Ambassador for Stop Hate UK, a trustee of the Civil Liberties Trust and a patron of Tell MAMA which counters hate crime against Muslims. He is the author of many popular books including The Splash of Words and The Collage of God. His latest book By Way of the Heart is a collection of his sermons and a Lent book exploring the poems of George Herbert comes out later this year.