Life and Faith: Working for lasting change

Ross Piper discusses his many and varied experiences of working in the aid and development sector.

Ross Piper has had an eclectic career working for a major bank and some mining companies. He’s also had two stints overseas working for World Vision in aid and development. Firstly as country Director for World Vision in Montenegro – running programs to assist refugees from Kosovo and the war in Bosnia.

More recently Ross and his family spent four years living in Cyprus running the operations for World Vision in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

CPX spoke to Ross about the good and the bad of the NGO sector and the place of his faith both in motivating him for development work, and also in processing the many confronting aspects of the job.