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.
Dr Austin Tiffany
Austin is the Director of Partnerships for ICoHS. He works closely with partner institutions and churches in the Holy Land, the US, and the UK. Having completed his BA in Religion from Baylor University and PhD at the University of Cambridge on religious diversity and interreligious relations, Austin began his work at ICoHS in August 2018. He is based in London, UK.
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.