Dr Roshan Allpress

Roshan is National Principal and CEO of Laidlaw College in New Zealand, where he leads an extraordinary team working to equip people to renew their communities with the Gospel.

Roshan is an historian with degrees from the Universities of Canterbury and Oxford. His research interests include how the Gospel has motivated social and cultural reform, with particular emphases on evangelicalism and the history of religious reform, the origins of philanthropy and humanitarianism, and intersections of theology and political economic thought.

He has a background in leadership development, having co-founded and led the Compass Foundation (now part of Venn Foundation) in New Zealand. Roshan is married to Lottie, and they have two young daughters.