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Board Members
At the Board Meeting held 02 December 2018, the following changes were made to the ICLD Board of Directors:- 

Olusegun Olanipekun - CEO
Segun Olanipekun is currently Pastor of Pretoria Christian Centre, the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Christian Leadership Development and the President of the Africa Israel Chamber of Commerce. He is also convener of the Africa Leadership Summit. Pastor Segun (as he is simply addressed) holds an LLB and Education History degrees. He was called into the ministry at age 19 in 1985. Segun left Nigeria with his wife and their first son to serve as Missionaries in Kenya in August 1996. He has been used of God to pioneer several kingdom initiatives:

- He initiated and led the first Prayer Schools work under Intercessors for Nigeria.
- He started the Prayer Schools work in Kenya with three couples in 1996, under Intercessors for Africa, and by the time he left Kenya in 2002, the organization had expanded significantly into many regions and cities of East Africa.
- Pastor Segun started Leadership Training Classes in Kenya in 1998 with over 1200 participants going through the classes between 1998 and 2002. Many of the participants are now ministers of the Gospel in various capacities. Many of them are also leading businesses and holding public offices in Kenya.
- He started leadership training sessions in South Africa in August 2004 through which he pioneered the Institute for Christian Leadership Development.
- He conducts and organizes Conferences and Seminars to address global contemporary issues, among which are: HIV/AIDS - Social Spiritual Response Conference, Israel & the Nations Seminar, and the Gay Revolution – What Christians should know etc.

God has used him to pioneer other kingdom initiatives under the Institute for Christian Leadership Development namely: AFRICA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT (ALS): a biennial event which holds in Jerusalem, Israel AFRICA-ISRAEL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - a highway of business between African cities, Israel and the African diaspora. AFRICA AGENCY – a pan-African grassroot movement established to facilitate holistic development towards the realization of the African dream. VOTER EDCUATION CAMPAIGN- education campaign with focus to increase voter participation, decrease voter apathy, and mobilize citizens to use elections to eliminate the wicked and empower the Godly and ethical political leaders. Segun is married to Rachael and they are blessed with three children.

Jaco Smit : Chairman
Jaco is a Quantity Surveyor by profession, married to Sharon and they have three girls. He coordinates and presents training in the different Training Schools that are run by the Institute for Christian Leadership Development. He is a founding member of the ICLD and has helped to pioneer the Leadership Training Programme in South Africa.

Thuli Makhene : Director of Training
Thuli has a heart for Israel and is called to stand in the gap on prayer for the holy land and for ten nations, particularly Africa. In ministering the word of God, her desire is to see communities and lives transformed into the likeness of Christ.