Meet our global board members

Grant Porter

Global board

Grant Porter grew up in Australia but has served across the globe with OM since 1982 when he joined a short-term outreach in Singapore and Malaysia. Grant has a heart for mobilising, evangelism and church planting. He has a PhD in Theology from the Vrije University in Amsterdam. He met his wife, Laura, while serving with OM, they have three children and three grandchildren. Grant has served 35 years with OM in the Middle East, including in Jordan, Cyprus, Syria and Lebanon. Grant was the field leader for the Near East and helped start several ministries, including the Love Middle East programme and the Near East Initiatives Network. He currently works as a program director for a Christian philanthropic foundation overseeing the Middle East, North Africa and West Asian regions.