Program 2014

Charles Wookey

Charles Wookey is project leader for the Blueprint for Better Business initiative, which was launched in 2012 by Cardinal Vincent Nichols in London. He is also Assistant General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, where he has been principal advisor to the Bishops on domestic public policy issues since 2001.
From 1988-1999 he worked for Cardinal Basil Hume as his Assistant for Public Affairs. Prior to that he worked as a Senior Research Officer at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He also spent three years from 1983-86 as a Clerk at the House of Commons. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the City of London with KPMG, and has a degree in physics and philosophy, and a postgraduate diploma in theology from Oxford University.