Bp. Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher

Secretary General & CEO

Archbishop Prof. Dr. theol. Dr. phil. Thomas Schirrmacher, PhD, DD, (born 1960) is since 2021 Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance. He is also President of the International Council of the International Society for Human Rights. Till 2021 he was Associate Secretary General for Theological Concerns (Theology, Theological Education, Intrafaith and Interfaith Relations, Religious Freedom, Research, and director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (Bonn, Cape Town, Toronto, Colombo, Brasilia), the largest research network for religious freedom and against persecution of Christians and other religions and world views.