Daniel has a Bachelor of Theology and a Masters of Peace and Conflict. His research thesis was entitled,’Extractive and Exclusive Political and Economic Institutions as Barriers to a Justpeace in Kenya.’ Daniel developed the content for this thesis while living and working in Kenya. Daniel has taught peace and conflict in local schools in Meru and traveled internationally to hot spots of violent conflict to help local communities build peace. In his spare time, Daniel loves building relationships, a good book, great coffee and relaxing while playing guitar.
Susy, Peace Architect – Familial Peace Domain
Susy has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Peace and Conflict. She currently lectures at Australian Catholic University and has been a lecturer at Morling Theological College. Susy has researched and worked in Peace Education and was also State Coordinator of an International Aid and Development organisation. From roots in teaching and children’s ministry, and as adoring mother of two caring young men, Susy is particularly passionate about peace within families and local communities. She has no spare time – life is rich.
Shane has a Bachelor of Arts – Psychology and a Graduate Diploma of Theology. Currently, he is completing a Master of Theology through Charles Sturt University’s School of Theology. Shane’s present role is with Uniting as a part of their Church and Community Engagement team in Sydney, Australia. Shane is deeply passionate about the intersection between theology, mission, peace-building, and community development. This passion has led him to work with asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea, form relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia, spend time in the West Bank, and volunteer amongst the poor in southern China. In his spare time, Shane likes to hike, dive, read a good book, and share in conversation over a meal.