Our team

Karl Faase, Chief Executive Officer
Karl Faase, Chief Executive Officer


Karl is the CEO of Olive Tree Media and he is in demand across Australia as a speaker, with a special interest in encouragement & motivation, leadership, ministry development and communicating to those exploring faith.

With over 20 years of involvement in media, Karl is one of Australia’s most experienced Christian radio and television presenters, with his programs broadcast and distributed in the USA, UK, Canada, France, Germany and New Zealand.



Jane Faase, Creative Director



Jane is the Creative Director of Olive Tree Media and the Producer of Jesus the Game Changer and Towards Belief.

Jane’s role includes the development of our print, media and web-based resources that have international influence. She has had a background in creative design and the print industry, as well as a wide involvement in Christian ministry.



Ainsley Freeman, Ministry Associate



Ainsley channels most of her efforts at Olive Tree Media into the areas of marketing and communications. She came to this role after being a part of the leadership team of a digital agency and has broad experience as a speaker and writer in both ministry and business. 




Heidi Demond, Production Coordinator




Heidi Demond is the Production Coordinator at Olive Tree Media. Heidi has studied and worked in the area of film and television for several years, and brings her diverse talents in production, film and editing to the team.




Nicola Don, Office Manager



Nicola joined the Olive Tree Media team in 2019 as our Office Manager. After a career as a CPA, she has focused for the last number of years on educating her two children. She is looking forward to using her administrative, accounting and people skills in a new environment.








Board of Olive Tree Media

Olive Tree Media Limited is administered through a non profit organisation governed by a board. All financial accounts are audited and are made available. Olive Tree Media is governed by a board and constitution and tax concession charity.
ABN 97 010 240 598

Board Members

Karl Faase – Director of Olive Tree Media. Previously Senior Pastor of Gymea Baptist Church, Executive Director, Arrow Leadership Australia and co-founder of ‘Jesus. All About Life’ media campaign, Board member BGEA and Samaritans Purse Australia.

Greg Hammond – Chairman of the Board of Olive Tree Media. Recently retired as partner of King & Wood Mallesons. Specialist in finance & law.

Kevin Jamieson – National Manager in the transport industry. Past General Manager for Startrack Express NSW

John Kranenburg – Company Secretary of TEC 20 and TEC 8. Board member Hope 103.2, Samaritans Purse Australia, BGEA

Greg Low – Principal with R2L & Associates. Extensive experience with national and international clients in film and television production and with not-for-profit organisations.

Toby Hall – Group CEO St Vincent’s Health Australia and former CEO of Mission Australia.