John Dillon studied philosophy and theology at St. Peter’s Seminary in London, Ontario before leaving his theological studies to work for the Canadian churches as a researcher on international trade and finance issues. Beginning in 1973 he worked for the GATT-Fly project which was later renamed the Ecumenical Coalition for Economic Justice which became part of KAIROS.
John has published several books and numerous reports on global justice issues, including global debt and finance, free trade agreements, and climate change. He has been a member of the World Council of Churches Advisory Group on Economic Matters and contributed to several WCC publications.
John lives in Toronto with his wife, Marianne Cheetham and two adult children where he is a member of St. Anne’s parish.