Leadership Team

 

A small core team and a diverse group of consultants help shape and nurture the direction of the Alliance, participate in key networks and partnerships, and provide accountability. These leaders live and serve in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe.

The Alliance leadership desire to be reflective practitioners, reliant on God for discernment and direction as they lead through example and influence. They seek to ensure that the Alliance provides a welcoming environment in which many voices can be heard, grace is abundant and God is glorified.

Leadership Team chart (pdf)

Dr. Stephen Coertze
Executive Director
South Africa

 

Hannu Summanen
Chief Financial Officer
Finland

 

Valerie Soo
Logistics/Events Manager and Singapore Manager
Singapore

 

Nydia García-Schmidt
Americas Area Director
Mexico

 

Hannes Wiesmann
Europe Area Director
Switzerland

 

Wairimu Irungu
Africa Area Director
Kenya

 

Simon Wan
Asia-Pacific Area Director
Singapore

 

Martijn de Vries
Director for Operations
Switzerland

 

Dr. Bryan Harmelink
Director for Collaboration
United States

 

Phil Prior
Director for Communication
United Kingdom

 

Dr. Paul Kimbi
Consultant for Bible Translation Programs
Cameroon

 

Dr. Susan Van Wynen
Consultant for Strategy
United States

 

Jo Johnson
Consultant for Prayer Advocacy
United Kingdom

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