Ps Duane Van Vuuren

Ps Duane Van Vuuren

Director of Postgraduate Leadership

Duane oversees the Master of Leadership program at AC. He has previously served AC as campus director of the Queensland campus. He had former careers in military education and software development, before entering pastoral ministry. He has earned postgraduate degrees in leadership and theology, and is currently completing his PhD in leadership studies. His doctoral research explores leadership influence processes in church congregations. Duane's professional memberships include the Academy of Management and the International Leadership Association.


M.A. (Alphacrucis)
Dissertation Title How has the Acts 15 narrative shaped the leadership model in the Australian Christian Churches with regard to corporate decision-making processes? 2020

M.LEAD. (Alphacrucis)
Dissertation Title Where does Pentecostal theology and strategic leadership intersect with regards to the church budget in a charismatic church board? 2019

Field of Research

Strategy, management and organisational behaviour, Religious studies, Theology


Other presentation

  • 2022
    • Leadership influence processes within Australian Pentecostal congregations (2022), Three-Minute Thesis Competition, Brisbane, 15 Sep 2022

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management (since 2022)

International Leadership Association (ILA) (since 2022)

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