Dr Rod Thompson

Rod has been married to Rosanne for some 42 years. They have four adult children and seven grandchildren. Rod has taught in both government and Christian high schools. In 2003 he completed a PhD at Macquarie University exploring the foundational impact of the Bible on Christian schooling in Australia. Rod served as the National Principal/CEO of Laidlaw College in Auckland, New Zealand from 2010-2015. In 2016 Rod and Rosanne returned to Sydney to be closer again to family. Rod is now a minister in the pastoral team of Springwood Presbyterian Churches in Sydney’s Blue Mountains, as well as working with Christian Educational National (CEN) as the Coordinator of Biblical Foundations and Principal of the National Institute for Christian Education (NICE).