Environmentalist and theologian, social activist and author, Dr Ruth Valerio is the Director of Global Advocacy and Influencing at Tearfund, based in the UK. She was previously Churches and Theology Director at A Rocha UK, during which time she launched the Eco Church scheme. An in-demand speaker, her first book, L is for Lifestyle,
is a bestseller on sustainable living. She lives with her family in the south of England and has a wealth of experience trying to practise what she preaches.