Dr. Rick Lewis is the owner and principal consultant of Anamcara Consulting. He is primarily a practitioner of mentoring, serving senior Christian leaders in Australia, the UK, continental Europe, Asia and North America. For 30 years he was a local church pastor, all the while devoting some time to mentoring, consulting with churches, and training. Since 2011 he has worked full-time as an itinerant mentor, consultant, lecturer and seminar leader. He serves as an adjunct faculty member and visiting lecturer for several theological colleges in Australia, the UK and Europe. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, having conducted action research into mentoring processes for pastors. His first book, Mentoring Matters, published in 2009, deals especially with formal, structured mentoring for Christian leaders. Rick is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and chairs the leadership group of the Australian Christian Mentoring Network.