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 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 is an Economist and Theologian with several years of ministry in francophone Africa IFES Regionals Secretary for Francophone Africa.
Rev. Randall K. Blakey, since June of 2011, has served as Executive Pastor of LaSalle Street Church on Chicago’s Near North side. At LaSalle, Rev. Blakey is Chief of Staff and shares the Pastoral responsibilities of the Ministry Team. He is also the Volunteer Executive Director of the Near North Unity Program, an effort started to promote and strengthen resident & stakeholder cohesion in the Near North community.
Prior to LaSalle, Mr. Blakey was a 23-year member of the Faith Community of St. Sabina. At St. Sabina he served on staff as Director of Ministries & Pastoral Associate, having direct oversight of all Church Ministries & Outreach Organizations, while sharing the pastoral responsibilities of counseling, teaching, and preaching. He has worked in the television business for the last 30 years and has won numerous awards, the most notable being 4 Emmy awards for Television Photojournalism. His most memorable work was covering the release of Nelson Mandela from South African Prison for CBS News in 1990.
Mr. Blakey is a graduate of Tennessee State University, McCormick Theological Seminary, The Divinity School of Harvard University, Northwestern University and the University of Chicago’s Civic Leadership Academy. His passion for ministry includes social justice, racial righteousness, pulpit diversity and pneumatology. Mr. Blakey is a Village Trustee in Lynwood, Illinois and has been married for 29 years and has two beautifully gifted adult children.
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.
Rev. Johnson Asare, an Entrepreneur, Development worker and Ordained Minister of the Good News Bible Church with thirty-six years of experience in church ministry, leadership, and community development. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Markaz Al Bishara, an NGO based in Tamale. He has established other business and community development initiatives such as Bishara Radio, Radach Conference Centre, Women’s Training Centre, Child Care Programmes, Annual Kids Camp etc. all in the Northern Region of Ghana. He also served as the Deputy General Secretary of Evangel Fellowship, and the President of Good News Bible Church in 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.
Irene Asiedu is a Human Resource (HR) Professional with over 15 years work experience in non-governmental organisations and the private sector. About a year ago she took a break from corporate employment to fully run the Gaede Foundation (www.gaede-foundation.org) which she and her husband had set up to provide health and educational support to the needy. In addition to that, she has partnered with a friend to set up the Steppingstones and Bridges Foundation to provide life skills training to the youth/ teenagers and to retirees.
Irene holds a Master of Arts degree in Theology from the Akrofi Christaller Institute (Holistic Mission and Development Option) in Akropong, an Advanced Certificate in Strategic HR Management from the Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and an MBA (with specialization in Human Resource Management) from the University of Ghana Business School, Legon. In Irene’s last corporate role as Head of HR and Administration of ESICH Life Assurance Company Limited, she was responsible for overseeing the company’s human resources and administrative functions as well as the customer service function. She was also the company’s Board Secretary. Her decade-long experience playing the lead HR role in two international not-for-profit organizations (TechnoServe and Church World Service) have enabled her to acquire excellent organizational, cross cultural and communication skills.
Irene involves herself deeply in child evangelism, having undertaken several training courses from the Child Evangelism Fellowship. She serves as a Children’s facilitator and the Coordinator of the Women’s Ministry (PVV) at the Holy Ghost Temple of the International Central Gospel Church where she worships. She serves on the boards of Share Foundation, Socioserve, Institute for Christian Impact and the Walking Shoes Foundation and also Jaspel Pharmacy.
Mr. Deric Owusu-Boateng is a Christian. He worships at the Dunwell Methodist Church of the Kwashieman North Circuit of the Northern Accra Diocese. He is presently the superintendent of the Children’s ministry of the Circuit, a Leader and Marriage Counselor of the Dunwell Methodist Church.
Mr. Owusu-Boateng is a product of Opoku Ware School and a graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He obtained his first and second degrees in BSc. Natural Resources Management and Development Policy and Planning respectively from KNUST.
He worked after graduation from University as Production Manager for Unique Furnishing Ltd and Prima Woods and later joined Central University as an Assistant Registrar responsible for General Administration. He rose through the ranks to the position of Principal Assistant Registrar and then Director of the University’s Business Development Center.
Mr. Owusu-Boateng studied with the University of London for his LLB degree and enrolled into the Ghana School of Law in 2012. He was called to the Bar in 2014.
He is a Senior Associate and Associate Partner of K-Archy & Company, a leading private legal and management consulting firm in Accra, Ghana.
He is married to Ivy Owusu-Boateng and blessed with three boys.
Rev. Ibrahim Baidoo is a Pastor of the Legon Interdenominational Church (LIC). He is a member of the Evangelism and Mission and Prayer Ministry. In the church he is involved in discipleship, campus, and prison ministry.
He holds an MA degree in Theology and Mission (Leadership Option) from the Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture and an MA in African Studies from the University of Ghana. He also holds a Certificate in Theological Studies from University of Oxford and training in Christian Apologetics from the OCCA, the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics.
Before studying theology in Oxford, Ibrahim served as a Teaching Assistant in the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, where he did his post-graduate studies in African Studies with specialisation in History and Politics.
Melody Appiah Boadi is a Ghanaian accounting and finance professional with rich experience in financial management. She is currently the General Manager of the Judicial Service Staff Co-Operative Fund Ltd. She is also a Non-Executive Director of EMBA PLUS Company Limited, a registered family business that is into general merchandise.
She worked for five years with the Agricultural Manufacturing Group Ltd in different capacities; as an intern, an Account Officer and an in-house Project Manager for the Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme. She also worked as a teaching assistant at the Accounting Department of the University of Ghana Business School, where she assisted her assigned lecturer in teaching diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Melody’s excellent command over Accounting and Finance, Business Management and issues of Development Studies, is highly commended by many. She is also very known for her exceptional interpersonal skills and team spirit.
She holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting option), both from the University of Ghana Business School. She also holds a partial qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (Part 3).
Melody is a staunch Christian and a proud mother of two adorable kids, Caleb and Eliora. She is happily married to Rev. Edward Appiah Boadi, who is a Researcher at the Institute of Social, Statistical and Economic Research (ISSER – UG) and an Associate Pastor at Believers’ Home Chapel (Achimota Mile 7).
Melody’s passion for Youth Empowerment through Christlike discipleship drives her to constantly engage young people on how they can live life to their fullest potential as ordained by God. As a patriotic citizen, her desire is to SEE, MAKE & LEAVE (for posterity) a better Ghana.
Her life Mantras are:
• Learn, Unlearn & Relearn.
• Walk through the corridors of life with the determination to leave visible footprints.
• Live True, Shun Evil, Right Wrong, Love All, Hate None, Serve God & Fulfil Destiny