Dr David Gosling trained as a physicist and lectured in that subject for seven years at St Stephen’s College, Delhi. He was ordained in the Church of England and at one time was the Director of Church and Society of the World Council of Churches. For several years he was principal of Edwardes college in the University of Peshawar but has recently returned to Cambridge University where he teaches ecology. He was Spalding Fellow at Clare Hall.
He has written two books, Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia (2001) and Science and the Indian Tradition: When Einstein met Tagore (2007)