Our Staff



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


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


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 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


Frances Leung

Chinese Programme Administrator

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

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Dr John Tucker

Principal of Carey

John is Carey's new Principal. He also teaches Church History, Preaching and Christian Spirituality and coordinates Carey’s School of Preaching.   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


Dr Laurie Guy

Adjunct lecturer

Laurie lectures in Church History. At postgraduate level he teaches Public Issues and Church Voices in New Zealand 1840-2000.   more


Lidy Schreuder

Administrative Assistant

Lidy is most often spotted at Carey's reception and does a great job of welcoming students and guests on to our campus. She also assists in various other administrative task of the college.  more


Liz Tisdall


Liz is a key part of the library team. As well as taking care of students in their day to day library requests Liz also looks after the NZ Baptist Archive.  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

Malcolm Gordon

Malcolm Gordon

Adjunct lecturer

Malcolm lectures at Carey, on creativity and artistic expression in worship.  more


Michael Duncan

Adjunct lecturer

Mick lectures at Carey in Applied Theology, with a focus on NZ Society, Urban Mission, and Cross Cultural Studies.   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


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


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