Governance

REINDORF B. PERBI (Board Chair) – Ghana

Mr. Reindorf Perbi is a Chartered and Certified Accountant with several years of Christian influence in the Public Sphere and within the Church. He has several years of experience with KPMG as Partner with responsibility for Risk Management, and Quality and Ethics and HR, serving in Africa and worldwide, He retired as Deputy Senior Partner of the Firm in April 2015.

 

Rev. EMMANUEL MAWULI AHLIJAH – Ghana

Rev Emmanuel Mawuli Ahlijah is a Pastor with several years of experience in student ministry having served with the Ghana Fellowship of Evangelical Students (GHAFES) and the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES).

 

 

Monsieur COSSI AUGUSTIN AHOGA – Benin Republic

Monsieur COSSI AUGUSTIN AHOGA is an Economist and Theologian with several years of ministry in francophone Africa IFES Regionals Secretary for Francophone Africa.

 

Dr. RANDALL K. BLAKEY – Chicago, USA

Dr. Randall K. Blakey is Executive Pastor of LaSalle Street Church on Chicago’s Near North side. His passion for ministry includes social justice, racial reconciliation, pulpit diversity, pneumatology as well as African Affairs.

 

 

Mrs. ANGELA DWAMENA-ABOAGYE – Ghana

Mrs. Angela Dwamena-Aboagye is a Christian lawyer and the Executive Director of The Ark Foundation, Ghana, an NGO in Ghana, West Africa, which established the first shelter for battered women in Ghana in 1999 and offers advocacy and psycho-social support to women and children.

 

Dr. SIMEON EMEZANA IFERE- Based in Nigeria

Dr. Simeon Emezana Ifere is a fellow of Nigerian Institute of Management (FNIM) and holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration. He is also lecturer in the department of Business Administration, University of Lagos and was a fellow /visiting lecturer at the University of Wales (Swansea University) Swansea, UK.

 

Dr. VICTOR NAKAH – Zimbabwe

Dr. Victor Nakah is Senior Vice President for Spiritual Ministry with CURE International. Before joining CURE, he served as the Africa Regional Director for Overseas Council International for three years.

 

 

Dr. David Zac Niringiye – Uganda

The Rt. Rev. Dr. D. Zac Niringiye is a civic-political activist in Uganda, involved in several civil society-led social justice, peace and political campaigns as a Citizens’ Manifesto Ambassador, an initiative under the Uganda Governance Monitoring Platform coordinated by the Uganda National NGO Forum.  He was a Fellow at the Uganda Christian University, in the Faculty of Social Sciences, overseeing the development of the Religion, Culture and Public Life Project as well as a Visiting Fellow at the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) in the School of Law, Makerere University.

Mr. PATRICK ODURO – Ghana

Patrick Oduro is a Chartered Marketer and a Food-Business Specialist by training. He began his business management career in 1991 with Hutton – Devon Ghana Limited, a Singaporean based manufacturing conglomerate that specializes in food, household & personal care products. He has years of experience with Nestle Ghana, Africa, Asia and Europe as a gifted start-up specialist. He is currently Founder and Executive Director of Hephzibah Christian Centre.

 

Dr. FEMI B. ADELEYE – Ghana

Femi B. Adeleye is the Director of the Institute for Christian Impact (ICI)- an initiative to nurture a new generation of leaders to impact Africa with Kingdom values.. Before this he served for three years as the Director of Church Partnerships for World Vision International, focusing on enhancing World Vision’s partnerships with churches around the world. Prior to joining World Vision, Femi worked for 32 years with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), in his last years there as Associate Director for Partnership and Collaboration. He previously served as Regional Secretary for English and Portuguese Speaking Africa, strengthening leadership development and cross-cultural mission within Africa and beyond. Adeleye is a research fellow at the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture in Ghana where he teaches as adjunct faculty member.

Femi is an Alumni of Wheaton Graduate School, University of Edinburgh and the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture in Ghana (PhD.). Femi is an Honorary Vice President of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), serves on the international Board of the Lausanne Movement as well as the Executive Committee of the Global Christian Forum (GCF). He is the author of Preachers of a Different Gospel, Let No Man Despise Your Youth and Partnering with the Global Church Co-Authored with Nikki Toyama-Szeto. Femi is married to Affy Adeleye and they are blessed with four children (Remi, Philip, Olive-Kemi and Emmanuel) and currently live in Ghana.