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Rev. Dr. Richard Turnbull is the director of the Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics and a trustee of the Christian Institute. He holds a degree in economics and accounting and spent over eight years as a chartered accountant with Ernst and Young and served as the youngest ever member of the Press Council. Richard also holds a first class honours degree in theology and PhD in theology from the University of Durham. He was ordained into the ministry of the Church of England in 1994.

Dr. Turnbull served in pastoral ministry for over 10 years and for seven years was the principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He has written several books, is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a visiting professor at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.

Recent Articles by Richard Turnbull

  • 4 arguments for the free market

    If the free market really is the best model for human thriving, why do we have to make the case for free markets generation after generation? Simple: People forget. Just look at recent
  • Scotland: freedom under threat

    What comes to your mind at the mention of Scotland? Perhaps, you conjure up images of majestic mountains, the glens (Scottish valleys), the Lochs (Scottish lakes), or wild and dramatic
  • Brexit: one last roll of the dice?

    As we approach the end of 2020, Brexit talks have broken down, because the two sides disagree over the same three issues as they did when talks commenced at the beginning of the year. Each
  • How to rebuild the economy after COVID-19

    Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850), the great French economist, famously said that “government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavours to live at the expense of everybody else.”