Valentine Kwame Hayibor

Rev. Valentine Kwame Hayibor completed his PhD in Intercultural Studies at TEDS in 2012. Before coming to TEDS, he received his M.A. in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He was recently appointed as the Intercultural Leadership Consultant for the International Leadership Foundation. His primary assignment is to help increase the transformational leadership capacity of African Diplomats assigned to Washington DC, so that they can more effectively extend their influence to help the African church lead in the spiritual renewal and development of their nations. He has served on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ in various capacities, including providing leadership as the Ghana National Director for nine years. His dissertation explored intercultural leadership interactions in cross-national mission collaboration. His primary research interests include global and collaborative leadership, moral vision for governance and development, mentoring, and theology of mission. Val and his wife, Hil, have been blessed with two sons and a daughter.