Dialogue Knowledge Hub

Who's Who

The KAICIID Who is Who in Interreligious Dialogue is an online directory hosting information on individuals active and expert in IRD such as religious leaders, policymakers, heads of international organisations, teachers, trainers and activists.  Search the directory to connect with experts and specialists from every continent engaged in a wide variety of initiatives.

Note: The content below is displayed first with profiles most recently created followed by alphabetical sequence

A | B | C | D | E | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Sri LankaBuddhismDishani JayaweeraVoice of ImageWomancpbr

Attorney-at-Law Dishani Jayaweera

Co-Founder, Directress, Programme Designer and Strategist, Center for Peace Building and Reconciliation (CPBR)

Dishani Jayaweera is the directress, programme designer and strategist of the Centre for Peacebuilding and Reconciliation(CPBR). Recognizing her work in peace-building, she received the Peacemaker in Action award by Tanenbaum Network- USA in 2012, and became the 2nd runner-up of the Annual ‘Coexist...

Jenny Kartupelis, Director, Faiths in Society Ltd, UK
UKChristianityInterfaithRelational CareSpiritualitySociety

Jenny Kartupelis

Director, Faith in Society Ltd

Strategy and Development Officer, World Congress of Faiths

Jenny Kartupelis was Director of the East England Faiths Council for 11 years, and a vital member in its establishment. The Council’s main goals were to advocate for faith in civil society, work with local and national governments, and support local interfaith initiatives. Kartupelis has a...


Bibi Kiranjot Kaur

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Member (Trustee), Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)

Bibi Kiranjot Kaur is a senior Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member and has previously held the position of General Secretary of the SGPC. Kiranjot Kaur has deep personal interest in the Sikh heritage and has championed high profile conservation causes. Kiranjot’s rich family...


Aram I Keshishian

Patriarch, The Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia

Born in 1947, in Beirut, Lebanon, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I studied at the Armenian Theological Seminary, Antelias, Lebanon and the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey, Geneva, Switzerland. He received his M.Div. from the Near East School of Theology, his S.T.M. jointly from the American University...


Maulana Wahidudin Khan

Founder, Centre for Peace and Spirituality International

Board Member, Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan is an Islamic scholar who has dedicated his life to Islamic scholarship and teachings in the modern era. He is founder of the Centre for Peace and Spirituality International and India’s Urdu Islamic Institution, the Islamic Centre, which preaches religious awareness, social...

Steve Killelea

Steve Killelea

Founder and Executive Chairman, Institute for Economics and Peace

Honorary President, Religions for Peace After establishing himself as a successful entrepreneur in software and technology, Steve Killelea became prominent in philanthropic work centered around sustainable development and peace. His first company, Integrated Research Ltd (IR), focused on payments...

United Arab EmiratesIslam

Maqsoud Kruse

Executive Director, Hedayah Centre

Maqsoud Kruse has been the Executive Director of Hedayah, The International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, since its founding in December 2012. He is also a Steering Board Member of the Policy, Think and Do Tanks Constituency for the Global Community Engagement and...

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah

Most. Rev. Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto

Matthew Hassan Kukah is the current Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in northwestern Nigeria. He was ordained on December 19, 1976. He was formerly the Secretary General of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria and Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Kaduna until he was ordained...

ItalyJudaismInterfaith DialogueInterculturalJudaismMediationPeace

Rabbi Joseph Levi

President, Florence School of Advances Studies for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue

Director of Shemah, School for Jewish Studies and culture, Margulies Levinas, Florence
Professor at Cardinal Bea Center for Judaic Studies, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
Former President of Rabbis for Human Rights, Israel (1993-1996)
Member of European Rabbinical Conference


Rabbi, scholar of Jewish thought. Professor of Jewish Philosophy of the Renaissance at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and at the Center for Studies on the Renaissance and the University of Siena. Since 2006 he has been teaching Jewish Thought and History of the Jewish Liturgy at the Bea Center...

USAJudaismJesusJewish-Christian RelationsBibleNew Testament

Prof. Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University

Mary Jane Werthan Professor in Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School
Professor of Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Professor, Woolf Institute: Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge

Amy-Jill Levine (B.A. Smith College; M.A./Ph.D. Duke University) is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Graduate Department of Religion, and College of Arts and...

Nominate a Hero

Nominate someone active and expert in Interreligious Dialogue

The information and material published on this website is for informational purposes only. While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information and material published on this website, KAICIID makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy, completeness, reliability, suitability, currency or comprehensiveness and assumes no liability or responsibility for any error or omission and/or for any loss, damage, liability or expense arising in connection with or attributable to any action or decision taken as a result of using or relying on the information and material of this website. The views, opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed and the actions taken by the identified stakeholder(s) are strictly those of the respective stakeholder(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the KAICIID or its Member States.