Lawrence Tong

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Lawrence Tong was appointed the International Director of Operation Mobilisation (OM) in 2013. He graduated with a degree in communications from Biola University (Southern California), where he also served as Summer Missions Director of the Student Missionary Union. Lawrence also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of LaVerne (California). Lawrence’s leadership journey in OM has included serving on the Board of OM Singapore, as OM country leader for Taiwan, as director of OM’s third ship, Logos II as well as in financial development with the OM Ships office in Florence, South Carolina. He is also recognised to have led the fast-growing work of OM in China with a significant focus on welfare and agricultural programmes which have won them recognition from the Chinese government. Lawrence is married to Susan, from the United States, and they have two grown sons, Joshua and Benjamin.