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Rob Ayres
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Rob Ayres

Academic Director

MA (Hons), PGDip ELT, BE (Hons), RSACertTefla, SFHEA


Since 2018, Rob has overseen the academic quality of Carey’s programmes and qualifications. He manages the Student Support team as well as working with the academic teaching team on programme and curriculum development. 

Rob has worked in tertiary education most of his professional life and has a passion for the transformative power of education. He loves helping form effective collaborative teams and has worked primarily in the areas of educational leadership, teacher development and programme design. Rob brings a growth mindset to working with both students and teachers and loves the Christ-centred and deep values-based relational approach that the team at Carey embody. 

“I love the mission we are part of – equipping disciples of Jesus to be agents of change and influence in all their respective areas of influence and service. I love the team here at Carey and the strong sense of community. It is such a privilege to work with not just colleagues, but good friends!”