Rev Tim Costello is one of Australia’s most respected community leaders and a sought after voice on social justice issues, leadership and ethics.
For 13 years Tim was the CEO of World Vision Australia. He is the Executive Director of both Micah Australia and Ethical Voice. Additionally Tim is Senior Advisor for the Centre for Public Christianity, Chair of the Community Council of Australia and Chief Advocate of the Thriving Communities Partnership. He is a passionate spokesperson for the Alliance for Gambling Reform. Tim studied law and education at Monash University, followed by theology at the International Baptist Seminary in Rueschlikon, Switzerland. He received a Masters Degree in Theology from the Melbourne College of Divinity. In 2006 Tim was named Victoria’s Australian of the Year, in June 2005 was made an Officer of the Order of Australia, in 2004, was named Victorian of the Year; and in 1997 was named as one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures.