Anita joined ICoHS as Chief Executive Officer in August 2020. She previously worked as Country Director for World Vision International in Lebanon, Romania, France, Spain, The Netherlands and set-up their EU liaison office in Brussels. Most recently she was responsible for the expansion of International Justice Mission in Europe. While living in Lebanon she read a MRel in MENA religions at the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies in Beirut. She serves on the board of Tirzah International (US) and Open Doors (Netherlands) and is the chair of Re-starter.
Drew is the Director of US Public Affairs for ICoHS. He formerly served as the Communications and Policy Advisory for Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01), where he led on issues concerning religious minorities in the Middle East. Drew runs a consulting practice primarily engaged in foreign affairs, strategic communications, and coalition building, serving endangered communities and persecuted persons around the world.
Stephen acts as an adviser to ICoHS on programmes and public affairs. Stephen brings his experience of a career in international development, including five years working directly with churches and development agencies in the Holy Land, and most recently working on social finance programmes in South Asia. He has a degree in International Relations and an MSc in Arab World Studies.
Eoin joined ICoHS in November 2020 as Operations Manager. He graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies with a degree in Politics and International Relations. Eoin focused his research on Middle Eastern Geopolitics, in particular studying the Israel and Palestine conflict, and Iranian Foreign Policy. He has interned in both the Irish and British Parliaments along with being an active member of his local church community on Soho Square.
Georgia joined ICoHS as a Communications and Events Assistant in February 2021.She is currently studying Law LLB at Birkbeck University of London but previously worked as an Executive Researcher for Talecco: A Freeman company, in London, where she sourced the right leadership for businesses globally. Before that, she led a team of people in an organisation that worked on behalf of numerous charities in the UK and managed to raise a significant amount of money (nearly £50,000) to help these charities with their research and purpose. Some of the charities were: BHF, Marie Curie, Independent Age, Cancer research.