Chris Cole is the Co-ordinator of Fig Tree, a new initiative to engage the Christian
community on peace and security issues. Fig Tree aims to preach the gospel of peace in
word and deed, and to build and support the Christian peace community here in the UK.

Chris Cole has spent the past seven years as Director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation,
a Christian peace organisation set up by conscientious objectors during the First World
War. Previously, he was a co-ordinator at Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) and
Justice and Peace Co-ordinator for the Diocese of Southwark.

Chris regularly speaks to the media, conferences and local groups on war and peace
issues. He has a Masters Degree in the Theology of Peace and Justice. He has been
imprisoned several times for civil disobedience against war and the arms trade and
continues to be subject to injunction imposed by BAE Systems, Europe's largest weapons
producer. Chris is a Roman Catholic and lives with his wife, Virginia, and their three
children in Oxford.
About Us
Civil Disobedience at MoD on Holy Innocents Day
Ash Wednesday at MoD
Blockading Aldermaston 2010
Fig Tree
20 Wilkins Road , Oxford
OX4 2HX info@figtree.org.uk
Fig Tree
Fig Tree is a new initiative to engage the Christian community on peace and security issues. We
aim to preach the gospel of peace in word and deed, and to build and support the Christian peace
community here in the UK.
Delivering the 'Call to Conversion' to Downing St