International Services

IFES ministry is supported behind the scenes by International Services based in Malaysia, the UK and the USA. These teams works in areas such as finance, information technology, support development, communications and human resources to care for the needs of staff and national movements.

 

Nick Goh, Chief Information Officer
 

Nick is responsible for the setup of the Asia office and leads the team as they creatively use technology to bring about organisational transformation. He joined IFES in 2016 from World Vision International where he was the Director of Infrastructure and acting Chief Technology Officer, based in Kuala Lumpur. He has more than 30 years of IT experience ranging from networking, systems operation, and hardware and software maintenance. He has also been a business entrepreneur. Nick enjoys working with people, developing talents and transforming organisations.

 

Nick Ado, Chief Financial Officer
 

Nick’s involvement with IFES started in his student days in Ghana, where he was part of GHAFES Ghana. He served for many years as the board treasurer of his campus group while completing his studies in accounting. However, it is in the UK that he did his professional training: he specialised in the Christian mission field, and worked with United Bible Societies, the Methodist Church of Great Britain and Latin Link. In 2013 he stepped into the role of Head of Finance where he ensures the good financial management of the organisation. Nick feels privileged to be able to give back to the organisation that has been so influential in shaping his Christian faith.  

 

Sophie Aldred, Chief Advancement Officer
 

Sophie manages the UK-based fundraising and communications teams for IFES International Services and is responsible for developing and implementing an integrated global fundraising and communication strategy. She joined IFES in 2018 from The Bible Reading Fellowship where she was the Head of Fundraising and Communications. Previously Sophie has worked in marketing and business development roles in London and New York. She is excited by the vision of IFES ministry and working with people cross-culturally to advance that vision.  

 

 

David Acierno, Executive Director IFES/USA
 

David comes to IFES from InterVarsity USA, where he worked for 15 years as a campus staff worker, an Area Director, and finally as Associate Director of Operations for Urbana 09. He launched the International Services USA office in in 2010 and is its leader, director, and vision caster. David also develops and maintains relationships with major donors and foundation partners. He helped launch the Governance Development program, which has trained local boards in good governance principles for 100 national movements around the world. David wants to see students develop into leaders of faith and integrity who will impact the world for Christ.  

 

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