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An Announcement from the Board of Micah Australia

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22 December 2017

Micah Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Costello as its Executive Director, effective 19th December 2017. Tim is currently the Chief Advocate at World Vision Australia, a role he will continue on a part time basis.As Executive Director of Micah, Tim will bring a powerful voice in the political, public and Christian spheres on Micah’s vision to advocate for the benefits of Australia carrying it’s fair share for a just world.Commenting on this appointment, Micah Australia Chairman, Roger Burton said: Tim is one of Australia’s most sought after voices on social justice issues. The Micah Board deliberately sought out a dynamic leader who could be a strong voice for justice, equality and the battle to tackle poverty amongst the impoverished of our world. Tim has been instrumental in ensuring that the issues surrounding global poverty are on the national agenda and we are delighted that he will be spearheading these issues on behalf of Micah Australia.Likewise, World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers noted: I am delighted to be able to support Tim in this secondment to Micah Australia. His Christian perspective and deep experience of matters of justice make him an ideal person for this season at Micah. WVA has a long and innovative history of supporting the church as a vital partner in our ministry and we are continuing that through the Micah partnership. At the same time Tim remains a vital part of World Vision Australia.Tim expressed his excitement on the role: Micah seeks to do justice love mercy and walk humbly which is the spirituality Aussie’s expect and are longing to see from Christians. Honoured to be leading such a movement.Micah Australia Board has been going through a process of review and restructuring during 2017. As part of this review process, Micah Australia is also undertaking the recruitment of a Campaign Director, who will be announced in the New Year, to work with Tim.Board of Directors Micah Australia Limited