Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi is the Primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi and Bishop of Matana and Chair of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa. He is also a member of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches and chair of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission for Unity, Faith, and Order.
Abp Ntahoturi studied at Mukono Theological College, Uganda, has a Diploma in Theology from Ridley Hall and St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge, and an M.A. for Diplomacy from Lincoln College, in Oxford.
Abp Ntahoturi was ordained as an Anglican priest in 1973. He was Provincial Secretary of the Episcopal Church of Burundi, and was consecrated Bishop of the Diocese of Matana in 1997. He was consecrated the third Primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi in 2005.
Archbishop Maurício Andrade is Primate of the Anglican Episcopal Church in Brazil. He is a graduate of the Presbyterian Seminary of the North, and also studied at the Anglican Seminary of Theological Studies, in Recife.He was the rector of St. Mary’s Parish (now Cathedral) Church, in Belém do Pará, and was called to be the Secretary-General of the Brazilian Church in 1994.
In 2003, he was elected Diocesan Bishop of Brasília, having been the first non-Roman Catholic bishop consecrated at the National Cathedral. He was elected Primate of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil in 2006.
Abp Maurício is the president of the Latin American Council of Churches for the Brazilian Region and one of the coordinators of the Ecumenical Forum of Brazil. He led the Anglican participation in the Rio +20 Summit in Rio de Janiero.
Lord Mark Malloch-Brown served as a Minister in Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s cabinet, where he had particular responsibility for strengthening relationships with Africa and Asia and the international system. The Prime Minster appointed him as his envoy for preparation of the London G-20 Summit.
In addition, Lord Malloch-Brown has served as Deputy Secretary General and Chief of Staff of the United Nations under Kofi Annan and, for six years prior, as Administrator of the UN Development Programme, where he led UN development efforts around the world.
Before that he was a Vice-President at the World Bank. He is chair of the Royal Africa Society and on a number of non-profit and advisory boards, including the International Crisis Group and the Open Society Foundation.
David Hallam is Deputy Director, Post-2015 Development Goals, in the British Cabinet Office. He heads a cross-government team supporting the Prime Minister in his role as co-Chair of the High Level Panel on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
Previously, David headed DFID’s United Nations and Commonwealth Department, leading on DFID’s relations with the UN Development agencies, funds and programmes and the Commonwealth, including DFID’s multilateral aid review of those institutions.
His earlier career included postings to Jerusalem, where he headed the UK’s aid programme to the Palestinians, and to Nairobi. He has served on secondment to No.10 Downing Street as Private Secretary, to the Cabinet Office Overseas and Defence Secretariat, and to the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
David has a PhD and a first class honours degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia.