Tanya Riches is a singer, songwriter, choir conductor, lecturer and pastor residing in Sydney, Australia. Originally publishing her works through Hillsong Church, she authored popular title 'Jesus What a Beautiful Name' at the age of 15, which reached the top #10 Christian congregational songs in Australia, charting also in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and many other nations. During her time at Hillsong she also wrote other songs such as 'Hear Our Prayer' recorded by the Hillsong United band and 'King of Love' recorded by the Hillsong Band on the album 'Hope'. She managed this gold record band along with Reuben Morgan and Marcus Beaumont until 2003 when Joel Houston became music director of United. Her songs have been sung in Australian congregations since 1996.