Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search announces the appointment of Dr. Kimon Sargeant as Senior Program Director for the Templeton Religion Trust. In this role, he will lead efforts to identify strategic partnerships and grantees that will accelerate the Trust’s Methods of Inquiry Initiative.

Sargeant joins Templeton with more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit philanthropic leadership positions, with 15 of those years spent at the John Templeton Foundation serving as vice president, human sciences and vice president, programs. Most recently, Sargeant was the executive director of The Snider Foundation in Philadelphia. Early in his career, Sargeant was a program officer for The Pew Charitable Trusts and directed research and programs in human science for the Metanexus Institute.

Additionally, Sargeant spent five years as executive editor for In Character: A Journal of Everyday Virtues for the John Templeton Foundation.

A New York City native, Sargeant earned his BA in history from Yale University and his PhD in sociology from the University of Virginia. He also completed the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs.

About Templeton Religion Trust
Templeton Religion Trust is a global charitable trust chartered by Sir John Templeton in 1984 and operating from headquarters in Nassau, The Bahamas. The Trust has been active since 2012 and supports research, advocacy, and public engagement projects as well as storytelling (via its website and social media channels) seeking to enrich the conversation about religion. Templeton’s aim is to improve the well-being of individuals and societies through spiritual growth and an ever-improving understanding of spiritual realities and spiritual information – “changing the conversation about religion” by fueling curiosity, inviting participation, practicing transparency in storytelling, and remaining nimble with a long-term view.