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The Sacred #15: Ronan Harrington

The Sacred #15: Ronan Harrington

The Sacred is a podcast about the things we cherish and hold dear to us. In episode 15, we speak to Ronan Harrington, founder of Alter Ego, a global network of progressive leaders.

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In the 15th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to Ronan Harrington, the founder of Alter Ego, a global network of progressive leaders exploring the connection between personal, cultural and political renewal. He is also the Head of Strategy at Perspectiva, a research institute building the intellectual foundations for a more conscious society.

His background is in political strategy and organisational change. Before the age of 28, he was a consultant scenario planner to the British Foreign Office, and a Director of Futures, Strategy and Animation at RPC, an award winning City Law Firm.

In this episode, Ronan talks about growing up in a small town in Ireland, moving to London and his relationship with faith and psychedelic drugs. He also talks about the need for better conversations – not only to advance our politics, but to better ourselves as human beings.

This episode also features a conversation between Theos staff Simon Perfect and Anna Wheeler, who talk about how music has helped them navigate their own faith.

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 7 June 2018

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