Our Staff



Charles Hewlett


As Principal, Charles has oversight of all aspects of Carey life. While teaching Applied Theology, his research interests include education philosophy, adult education, pastoral theology with a special focus on disability and suffering.  more


Alison Hobbs

Academic Director

Alison is responsible for the Academic leadership of the college, leading the academic administration and qualifications as well as Quality Management and Compliance.  more


Dr Sandy Kerr

Kaiārahi-Rangahau Māori

Sandy (Ngāti Hauā, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa) is Carey's Maori guide, counsellor, supervisor and Rangahau research  more


Andrea Sergeant

Administrator: Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning

Andrea administers the Centre for Lifelong Learning and is available to discuss anything to do with the running and functioning of the Centre.  more


Chris Berry

Executive Director to the Principals Office

Chris works alongside the Principal in the development and implementation of the College’s five-year strategic plan  more


Dr Myk Habets

Dean of Faculty, Head of Carey Graduate School & Lecturer - Systematic Theology

Myk is the Director of Research and Dean of Faculty at Carey Baptist College and Head of Graduate School. Myk lectures in Systematic Theology, Hermeneutics and Ethics. Myk is also on the senior management team of the college.  more


Dr George Wieland

Director of Mission Research & Training

George looks after the Mission Track and teaches various mission related courses, as well as some New Testament in the MAppTheol programme.   more


Dr John Tucker

Lecturer in Church History and Homiletics

John teaches Church History, Preaching and Christian Spirituality. He also coordinates Carey’s School of Preaching.   more


Andrew Picard

Lecturer in Systematic and Applied Theology

Andrew lectures in Applied Theology with a focus on Theology of Culture, Ecclesiology, Leadership and Baptist Theology.   more


Dr Csilla Saysell

Lecturer in Old Testament

Csilla is Old Testament lecturer. Originally from Hungary, she has also taught Old Testament and Hebrew at St John’s College, Nottingham and as a guest lecturer at Cranmer Hall at Durham University.   more


Dr Sarah Harris

Lecturer in New Testament

Sarah lectures in New Testament Studies. Her research interests are in Gospel Studies and especially the Gospel of Luke, and she is particularly keen to support women in their spiritual journey and academic study.   more


Dr Phil Halstead

Lecturer & Pastoral Counsellor

Phil lectures in Applied Theology with a focus on pastoral care, pastoral counselling, inner healing, and integrative theology.   more


Rachel Roche

Coordinator of field Education and Internships

Rachel co-ordinates our Internships and Field Education papers. She is the point person for study in Children and Family Leadership.   more


Jonathan Weir

Director of Ministry Training

Jonny has oversight of our training program which seeks to integrate student’s theological learning with the practical skills, character and passion required in Pastoral Leadership  more


Sam Kilpatrick

Youth Pastoral Leadership + Community Life

Sam is our Youth Pastoral Leadership Coach as well as having overall responsibility for Community Life of the College.  more

Mike Crudge

Dr Mike Crudge

Director of Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning

Mike facilitates the Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning which was set up to serve and resource church leaders throughout the country.   more


Reti Ah-Voa

Pacific Island Cultural Advisor and Tutorial Support and Assistance for Maori and Pasifika students.

Reti is the support person and mentor to our Māori and Pasifika students.  more


Dr Joe W. Huang

Director Chinese Programme, Lecturer - New Testament, 黃文耀博士

As the Director of the Chinese Programme, Joe is responsible for leadership, teaching and co-ordination of the Programme. He lectures in New Testament studies.   more


Frances Leung

Chinese Programme Administrator

Frances works alongside the Chinese Programme Director and has responsibility for the administrative aspects of programme.  more


Neroli Hollis

Academic Registrar

Neroli is the main point of contact when it comes to enrolments and course enquiries. She will help anyone interested in studying at Carey to figure out the best approach to their courses and qualifications.  more