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Meet the board

The Hon John AndersonAO, MA - OCA Chairman

The Hon John Anderson lives in north-west NSW, farming crops and cattle. John served for nineteen years as the Member for Gwydir in the Federal Parliament, including six years as Deputy Prime Minister. John is committed to Christian mission and believes that OCA’s model is strategically outstanding.

David BrownBA (Psych), Grad Dip Employee Relations, Masters of Human Resources/Coaching

David has worked in the Human Resources space for 30 years in both the corporate sector, locally and overseas, and more recently in an advisory capacity. He is currently a partner in the Human Capital Consulting practice for Deloitte. David is based in Sydney.

Alan HallBSc. B.E. (Elect. Hons I), ThC

Alan is a consultant with Accenture and has specialised in the design and delivery of large scale IT systems for over 20 years. Alan is married to Rebecca and has four teenage children. Within OCA, he assists the Executive Director in the organisation’s financial management and our digital strategy.

Rev Tim ClemensBA, BD

Tim is a graduate of Moore Theological College. He is the lead pastor/planter of a growing church in Sydney’s inner south that attracts a variety of students and young workers from around the city. Tim is passionate about evangelism and theological education and is excited about the strategic nature of the work that OCA does around the world. 

John AllisonBEng (Hons)

John has worked in the IT industry in a variety of leadership roles for over 35 years and also in pastoral positions in several church denominations in Queensland and Victoria. He has a specific interest in developing leaders, small groups, global missions and growing healthy church communities. As a technology entrepreneur for 30 years, John is now Chairman/CEO of several companies in IT and technology fields operating in Australia and overseas. John is married to Beth and they attend New Peninsula Baptist Church in Melbourne.

Ken ChapmanBEc (Hons)

Ken joined the OCA Board in 2003. Along with his wife Judy and their three children, Ken is a member of the congregation at St Thomas’ Anglican Church in North Sydney. With a background in financial markets, Ken is employed by the Australian Securities Exchange. He is currently on leave in the UK studying.

Stephen KerrLLB, B Comm

Stephen is a solicitor and senior partner with HWL Ebsworth. He specialises in corporate and commercial law and is head of HWL Ebsworth’s Commercial Contracting Team. Stephen has provided legal advice and input to OCA for many years and is based in Melbourne.

Dr Sandra ClarkeBSc (Hons), Grad Dip Div, PhD

Dr Clarke works in the Statistical Consulting Centre at Melbourne University assisting university and corporate researchers with their data analysis. Her theological studies were at Ridley College, Melbourne. In 2017 Sandy began working part-time for the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students. She brings experience of education and student pastoral work to her position at OCA.