Dr. Roshan Allpress

Principal of Laidlaw College and Thinking Matters Ministry Advisor

Roshan is the National Principal and Chief Executive of Laidlaw College. He is passionate about helping people better articulate the hope that they have in who Jesus is and what he has done, and about fostering engagement out of this Gospel with every sphere of life. An historian by training, with degrees from Canterbury and Oxford, Roshan has research interests in the origins of philanthropic and humanitarian networks, and the social, intellectual and organisational dynamics of groups who have sought to orchestrate sociocultural reform. Prior to Laidlaw College, Roshan has worked for the Venn Foundation (formerly the Compass Foundation) and for Maxim Institute. He is married with two children, lives in Auckland and provides advice, mentoring and guidance to Thinking Matters.

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