Langham Leadership

Our leaders consider it a privilege and blessing to be used by God to serve the global church through the ministry of Langham Partnership. Read more about these godly men and women with a heart to bring God’s Word to God’s people around the world.

Langham Partnership Australia Operations

Gillean Smiley

From 2008 to 2012, Gillean was Chief Executive of the Bible Society in South Australia and the Northern Territory. She was subsequently manager of Peirson Services, a ministry arm of the Ann Street Presbyterian Church Brisbane.

She has served as CEO of Langham in Australia since 2014.


Jenny Bawden

Jenny has served in Administration and Donor Support for Langham in Australia since 2012.

Langham Partnership Australia Committee

Rt Rev Dr Paul Barker

is an assistant bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne.

Jill McGilvray

is a retired Bible College lecturer.

Graham Collins (Treasurer)

is retired Chief Financial Officer of a NSW government agency.

Grant Robinson (Public Officer)

is a retired NSW public servant and works as a volunteer project officer with Langham Australia and International.

Trevor Cork (Chair)

is a partner of McPhee Kelshaw solicitors in Springwood NSW.

Rev David Tsai

is the retired pastor of Chinese Presbyterian Church in Surry Hills, Sydney

Langham Partnership Australia Board of Reference

Rev Dr Peter Adam OAM

Vicar Emeritus, St Judes, Carlton Victoria

Rev Tim Meyers

Principal, Melbourne School of Theology

Rev Dr Ross Clifford AM

Principal, Morling Theological College, Eastwood NSW

Rt Rev Robert Forsyth

former Bishop of South Sydney, NSW

International Leadership

Chris Wright

International Ministries Director

Chris Wright represents and promotes the vision and work of Langham around the world through his international travel, his speaking and writing ministry as a Christian scholar and author, and in sharing the spiritual and strategic leadership of the organization.

Pieter Kwant

Director of Langham Literature

Pieter Kwant has worked for several Christian publishers, including the one he founded himself, Piquant Editions. He oversees the work of the Langham Literature Warehouse and Service Centre in Carlisle, England, and is sought out around the world for his expertise in Majority World publishing.

Paul Windsor

Director of Langham Preaching

Paul Windsor coordinates an international team of trainers who facilitate Langham Preaching movements around the world. A native New Zealander, he currently lives and teaches homiletics at a seminary in South Asia.

Riad Kassis

Director of Langham Scholars

Riad Kassis is a Langham Scholar from Lebanon and is deeply committed to global theological education. He has served as Regional Director for Overseas Council, as well as visiting professor of Old Testament at The Arab Baptist Theological Seminary and as the Director of ICETE (the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education).