Brian J. Grim

Religious Freedom & Business Foundation, President

Brian J. Grim, PhD. is founder and president of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation and an advisor for the Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, a project of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. He is also an affiliated scholar at Georgetown and Boston Universities, and a member of the World Economic Forum's global agenda council on the role of faith.

Prior to becoming the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation's president in 2014, Grim directed the largest social science effort to collect and analyse global data on religion at the Pew Research Center. He also worked for two decades as an educator in the former Soviet Union, China, Central Asia, Middle East, and Europe. He is author of numerous articles and books, including The Price of Freedom Denied (2010), and writes the Weekly Number Blog. Grim holds a doctorate in sociology from the Pennsylvania State University and is also a TEDx speaker.

Brian can be contacted here: brian@religiousfreedomandbusiness.org