Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel
Kanishka Raffel has been an ambassador for Anglican Aid since 2017, and became the Archbishop of Sydney in 2021. Prior to this he served as Dean of St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney, and the rector of St Matthew’s in Perth.
Reverend Samuel Majok
Samuel Majok was born in South Sudan, and has spent half of his life in a refugee camp in Northern Kenya. He came to Australia in 2007 through the Humanitarian Program and studied at Moore College before becoming ordained. He is currently the assistant minister at Oakhurst Anglican Church in Western Sydney. Samuel has been helping the South Sudanese community during the COVID-19 pandemic and has supported many of Anglican Aid’s projects in South Sudan.
Jann Robertson has been an ambassador for Anglican Aid since 2017 visiting overseas and Sydney community care projects. Jann has visited Miracle School in Pakistan, South African projects of Timion, George Whitefield College, and a pre-school program in Jo’burg, and Sydney-based RoughEdges at St. John’s Darlinghurst. As the recently retired Principal of St. Luke’s Grammar School, Jann is passionate about fostering Anglican Aid’s relationship with Anglican Schools. She has expressed her desire for students in Anglican schools to know and appreciate that the work of Anglican Aid is the Anglican church “with its sleeves rolled up”.
Amelia van Netten
Amelia van Netten is an Ambassador for the Miracle School Ministries in Pakistan and is passionate about bringing awareness to the global Church and growing partnerships for Australian Christians to support their brothers and sisters in Pakistan. Amelia ministers at Hope Anglican Church in the South West of Sydney as the Kids Pastor and loves seeing the Hope of Jesus going out into the homes of people of every culture, age and background. Through her role Amelia loves equipping and training others to share the Good News of Jesus.
Ans van der Zwaag
Ans van der Zwaag was a CMS missionary in South Africa for seven years before helping to found the Umthombo weMpilo project in Christchurch Hillbrow, Johannesburg. The Umthombo weMpilo project helps women who are involved in sex work and their families by providing emergency accommodation, and opportunities for them to choose a better direction. Ans now lives in Sydney and attends Eagle Vale Anglican.