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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
Olusegun Olanipekun is the pioneer and founder of The Abrahamic Foundation. The Foundation is the umbrella entity for other initiatives pioneered by him. He is the Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Christian Leadership Development. The Convener, Africa Leadership Summit (A biennial Leadership Summit hosted in Jerusalem). International President, Africa-Israel Chamber of Commerce.

He is currently studying LLM in Constitutional Law at the University of Pretoria. He obtained LLB from University of South Africa, Bachelor of Education degree in English/History from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

He conducts and organizes conferences and seminars around local and global contemporary issues.

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.

Gerda Marais
Gerda Marais is a Certified Internal Auditor (B Com Hons Internal Audit). During the past 10 years of staying all over Africa in rural places she got more experience in bookkeeping and serving not for profit organisations.  She lives with her husband and 3 children in Howick, South Africa.

She has a special interest in Corporate Governance and IT, but currently works for Operation Mobilisation, in the Africa Finance department.
Gerda appreciates serving with other cultures and hopes that she can use her skills to serve in God’s Kingdom purposes and what He is busy with now.

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.