Leadership Biographies

Daz Farrell

Executive Ministry Director

Growing up as a ‘preachers kid’, at 27 Daz was brought from dark to light through an encounter with Jesus in Egypt. Daz has worked in multiple environments from leadership in investment banking, on-camera acting, and serving alongside Sydney’s most vulnerable as a welfare worker. In the last decade Daz has served as an itinerant preacher and leader in local church and para church ministries, creating a start-up café as a ‘third space’ in 2014. In February 2021, Daz was appointed Executive Ministry Director and  provides the spiritual and cultural leadership of Churches of Christ in NSW and ACT.”

Daniel Dwyer

Chief Executive Officer, Church of Christ Community Care

Dan is the Chief Executive Officer of Churches of Christ Community Care “Fresh Hope”. In this role he oversees the profit for purpose arm of Fresh Hope operating in Fresh Hope Care, Fresh Hope Venues and Fresh Hope Housing.

Prior to his role at Fresh Hope, Dan spent over a decade working at a number of private companies in roles including General Manager, General Counsel and Group Company Secretary.

Dan has also worked for the law firm Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) and held senior roles with both federal government agencies and NSW state government departments. 

Dan has previously served as both a Director and Chair of Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopters, Director of Network Kokoda, Director of Australian College of Ministries. He is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA) and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).

He holds a Masters of Laws (International Business and Economics) from UNSW, a Masters of Emergency Management from CSU, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of IT (Data Communications) from UWS.

David Tolman

Director of Fresh Hope Venues

David Tolman has been with the Fresh Hope team for over 20 years. With a background in Corporate Finance as a CPA David transitioned into his current role as Director of Fresh Hope Venues in 1998. David also holds Directors positions with Christian Venue Association & Christian Camping International. He is passionate about family and adventure and seeing the people of God, and those who don’t yet know him, impacted and transformed by the full knowledge of Jesus.

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