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H.E. Arthur Peter Mutharika, the president of Malawi since May 2014, was also a politician, educator and lawyer. He will open ABLI 2015 in Lilongwe with his speech.
Rt. Lord Paul Boateng, an outgoing ABLI Moderator, is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) from 1987 to 2005, becoming the UK's first mixed-race Cabinet Minister in May 2002, when he was appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury. He served as the British High Commissioner to South Africa from March 2005 to May 2009. He was introduced as a member of the House of Lords on 1 July 2010.
Dr. Patrick Lumumba is a Kenyan who served as Director of the Kenyan Anti-Corruption Commission from September 2010 to August 2011 and is currently the Director of The Kenya School of Laws since the year 2014.
Dr. Delanyo Adadevoh is Founder and President of the International Leadership Foundation (ILF). For the past 30 years, he has shared insights and experiences regarding leadership development with tens of thousands of students, professionals, church leaders, executives, diplomats and heads of state. He has a Ph.D. in interpretation theories from the University of Leeds, UK.
Mrs. Joanna Williamson is co-founder and co-director of One Rock. She leads on curriculum development in the areas of Spiritual Formation and Global Mission, and also on partnerships in the United States, Latin America and Asia. She is the author of biographies on Hudson Taylor and Amy Carmichael.
Dr. Mary Mkandawire is a public health physician, and leadership and career consultant. As a certified John Maxwell Coach, Trainer and Speaker, Mary helps people and organisations realize their purpose and fulfil their potential.
Dr. Ali Mustafa is the Secretary General of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) and Director of the Arigatou International Nairobi. He has served as the Secretary General of the African Council of Religious Leaders and Africa Representative of Religions for Peace International for the last six years.
Dr. Lucinda Manda-Taylor is an IRB Administrator for COMREC and an Honorary Lecturer in Bioethics in the Community Health Department at the College of Medicine. She is a champion of the African ethic of ubuntu and her research interests pay particular attention to applying the ethic of ubuntu to healthcare issues in general, and to women's healthcare issues in particular.
Mr. Patrick Kuwana is the Founder of Crossover Transformation Group, an organization focused on leadership and economic transformation training, advisory and consulting services. He is involved in leadership and entrepreneurship development in Africa and Asia.