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Board of Directors

Academic Board & Directors

As a registered company and charity, GST is required by law to appoint a Board of Directors and Trustees. Experienced academics in theology, ordained ministers and administrators form an effective team to provide strategic leadership in line with GST’s aims and values. Using an appropriate balance of skills, experience, backgrounds and knowledge, at the same time aware of the importance of the public’s confidence and trust, it seeks to make informed decisions in the best interests of Greenwich School of Theology (GST), according to the agreement with the TUA as an accredited tertiary institution.


Prof Dries du Plooy BA, BTh, ThM, ThD

Vice President

Prof Herman Selderhuis PhD, Doctor h.c.


Mrs Eleanor M Evans Cert Ed, DEd (Admin)

Board Members

Revd Prof D Ben Rees BA, BD, MA, MSc (Econ), PhD, ThD
Revd Prof Joseph O’Hanlon BA, BD, MTh, LSS, PhD
Prof Eric Peels ThM, ThD
Prof Paul Wells BA, MDiv, MA, PhD, DD
Prof Heilna du Plooy BA, MA, DLitt
Dr Ester Petrenko BA Hons, MA Hons (Belgium), PhD (Durham)
Rev Prof Brian Talbot BA BD PhD


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All doctoral theology degrees are conferred by The Theological University of Apeldoorn (TUA), an accredited institution.