Who We Are?

Governance

Ethiopia Board

 

  • Melatwork Hailu (F) (V. Chair) – CEO, National Election Board of Ethiopia
  • Tewodros Beyene (Secretary) – VP, Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia
  • Abraham Alaro (Honorary Treasurer) – President, Omo Bank
  • Lemma Degefa (Member)– CEO, AYSOL Management Consultancy
  • Tamrat Abegaz – General Secretary, Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
  • Roman Tesfaye (F) – Former First Lady and CEO of Hailemariam & Roman Foundation 
  • Konjit Berhanu  (F) – Staff, World Food Program, Ethiopia
  • Aneni Assefa (F) – Consultant, Centre for African Leadership Development (CALD)
  • Seneshat Teka (F) – Head of Spiritual Department, Evangelical Council of Ethiopia
  • Meheret Debebe – Founder, Mindset Solutions
  • Zelalem Abebe – Regional Secretary, IFES, English and Portuguese Speaking Africa
  • Daniel Chamebo – Team Leader, Education Development Trust (UK), Ethiopia

UK Trustees

  • Christopher Revely (Chair) – Retired Business Consultant and Former Pastor
  • Jon Fox-Rushby (Secretary) – Advisor, UK Department of Transport
  • Fasil Bellete (Treasurer)– Pastor in London
  • Desta Heliso  – Founder and Executive Director
  • Alastair Mitchell-Baker (Member) – Founding Director, Tricordant 

US Board Members

  • Mike Glerup (Chair) – Executive Director, Center for Early African Christianity, New Haven
  • Joel Elowsky (Secretary)– Director of the Center for Early Christian Texts – Concordia Seminary, St Louis
  • Yared Halche – Regional Office of Mission Engagement – Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Maryland
  • Rose Clarke Nanyonga – Vice Chancellor of Clarke International University, Uganda
  • Pete Peterson – Dean of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, California
  • John Cowden – Chief Financial Officer, Walther Farms

Advisory Council: USA

  • Tom McCallie
  • Steven Ferguson
  • Jason Ferenczi
  • Paul Glader
  • Endalk Sahle
  • Bisrat Lamessa Kabeta

Advisory Council: Europe

  • Stig Lundberg
  • Maria Lundberg – Sweden
  • Staffan Grenstedt – Sweden
  • Lemma Desta – Norway
  • Hans Aaga Gravaas – Norway
  • Andre Munzinger – Germany
  • Estifanos Birru – Switzerland
  • Mike Askew – UK
  • Girma Mohammed – UK
  • Jim Bradford – UK