Delanyo Adadevoh, Ph.D.

Prof. Delanyo Adadevoh has a strong passion to see Africa and the world transformed with the unique distinctive of a compelling moral vision based on biblical and ethical values. To this end, he founded the International Leadership Foundation (ILF) in 2002 and currently serves as its President. ILF has the objective of building leaders of integrity for societal transformation.

 

In addition, Prof. Adadevoh serves as a Vice President of an international NGO and is responsible for overseeing Team Leadership globally. In this capacity he helped to establish the Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA), in Harare, Zimbabwe. ALMA offers graduate degrees in Leadership and Management and is now part of the International Leadership University (ILU). He also serves as Chairman of the Global Board for the African Forum on Religion and Government (AFReG).

 

For nearly 40 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.

 

Prof. Adadevoh earned a B.Sc. in Chemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, a M.A. in Social Science with emphasis on Leadership at Azusa Pacific University in California, and a Ph.D. in Interpretation Theories at Leeds University, England. A citizen of Ghana, West Africa, he has also lived in Nigeria, Kenya and Zimbabwe. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have a son and two daughters and currently live in Orlando, Florida.

 

He has written several books including Leading Transformation in Africa, Moral Vision & National Transformation, Empowering Leadership and Strategic Planning Made Simple.

FR. GUY ARLINGTON KENNETH HEWITT is a priest, diplomat, change manager and community leader and is currently serving as Barbados High Commissioner to the UK since 2014.

 

 

  • Accomplished diplomat and executive with a strong commitment to participation, development and social justice. Ability to lead through the integration of change and engagement processes to achieve results. Strong communicator in audio and digital media and able to present strategic issues at all levels – government, key stakeholders, and the public.

 

  • Responsible for the reenergising of the Barbadian community in the UK and Fundraising of $1million and the successful implementation of Barbados’ 50th Anniversary celebrations in the UK in 2016.

 

  • Regional Manager for City and Guilds Institute, UK where he managed the development and implementation of a strategy to grow technical skills and training certification in the Caribbean including Bermuda.

 

  • Provided Consultancy developmental and management solutions to government and private sector agencies in Barbados

 

  • Director of Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) during the period 2003-2011 in Barbados directing the development and implementation of the strategic plan, new corporate structure, and business development strategy; and providing critical inputs on the organisational change.

 

  • Commonwealth Secretariat (1995-2003) – developed and managed a global programme on gender and national budgets which included the participation of over 20 Commonwealth countries.

 

  • Commonwealth Youth Programme Caribbean Centre, George Town Guyana (1999) – providing interim executive management to the regional office, including reorganising the administrative and financial systems