Staff Profile

Revd Dr Ian Coutts

Revd Dr Ian Coutts

BA (Warwick), M.Sc. (Jesus, Oxon.), C.Q.S.W., D.T.S. (St. John's, Nottingham)

Ian is Subject Coordinator for Practical Theology and The Triune God courses at St Mark's, a partner in the school of theology at Charles Sturt University. He is also the Coordinator for Ministry Formation at St Mark’s RTO. Ian grew up in the UK. He studied theology at St. John’s College, Nottingham and King’s College, London, and was involved in teaching distance students and ordinands very part-time. He is an ordained Anglican minister who has served in parishes in Birmingham and the outskirts of London, planted a church and been an ATO in London, Oxford and Canberra & Goulburn. He is also a qualified social worker with particular experience in the fields of child protection and domestic violence. He has recently completed a doctorate on the family from a trinitarian theological perspective. He is married to Anne, who is a school Principal, with two grown-up daughters and a toddler granddaughter in London. Ian works part-time at St. Mark’s and part-time for Anglicare (NSW West & South/ACT) as the General Manager for Church and Community Development.

Research Interests

  • Abuse and Trauma
  • Community Development
  • Ecclesiology
  • Family
  • Ministerial Formation and Training
  • Mission
  • Organisational Change
  • Practical Theology
  • Team building
  • Trinitarian Theology