Martin Palmer is a storyteller, broadcaster and writer, and heads the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) which he founded with HRH Prince Philip. He is a well-known translator of Chinese Classical texts such as the Dao De Jing and the Shang Shu. He is a religious historian and theologian.
Katriana Hazell is a curator and producer based in London. From 1997 to 2009 she was Cultural Director of Asia House, London and prior to this was at the Commonwealth Institute, the National Museums of Scotland and the Scottish Arts Council. Since 2009 she has worked with the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC) as a consultant on artistic events including producing Hearing the Voices of Creation a major performance at Windsor Castle in 2011. She was project manager for Stories of the Stranger.