Robert Harrap has been the General Director of SGI-UK since December 2013. Before that he spent 16 years as a barrister in chambers in London’s Inner Temple. Prior to his appointment as General Director Robert served as both the Men’s Leader and Head of the SGI-UK Study department. He has practised Nichiren Buddhism for 30 years and lives in the village of Taplow with his wife, Claire.
Gabrielle started practising Buddhism within SGI-UK when she was 14, having been born to an already-practising Buddhist mother. Throughout her teens, and now into her twenties, Gabrielle has discovered her passion for interfaith activism and building bridges of peace between people.
Click to hear Robert Harrap and Gabrielle Westhead on BBC Radio Two’s Pause for Thought