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Board Of Directors

The Embrace Rwanda International Society was formed in 2013 and a talented and committed Board of Directors gave their support to the vision for the future.

Felt called by God to support the Rwandan people.  She feels that this work gives glory to God, blessings to others and satisfaction to her life.
HILARY KING
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Sees God blessing and expanding the work of Embrace Rwanda and feels privileged to make a contribution.
PETER TURNER
PRESIDENT
Has been humbled to see the severe poverty in rural villages, but also encouraged by the resilience and determination of Rwandan people.
ROB CONLEY
VICE PRESIDENT
Is a highly experienced health care leader who contributes to creating a model of care that is improving the health of the most vulnerable children in rural Rwanda.
SUSAN CONLEY
DIRECTOR
Having raised three boys and worked full time, looked around for charitable work of the faith with which to immerse herself and found it in Embrace Rwanda.
SUSAN ROMEO GILBERT
DIRECTOR
Worked with HM Diplomatic Service in 35 African countries, including Rwanda in the aftermath of the Genocide. Discovering Embrace Rwanda, she was invited to become a Director.
DR LILLIAN WONG
DIRECTOR
A bridge between the Canadian community and the Rwandan community, sees the work of Embrace Rwanda fulfilling the vision she had for her country, meeting economic and spiritual needs and helping to rebuild.
FLORENCE DRENT
DIRECTOR
Has a keen interest in the physical and spiritual welfare of all Rwandan people and has a strong sense of connection with the women’s outreach and mission of Embrace Rwanda.
LOIS CARTER
DIRECTOR
Is a retired Anglican Priest and a British Forces Chaplain. Rwanda is very close to his heart since he first visited, feeling very privileged to work alongside the local community and build relationships.
REV PAUL CARTER
CHAPLAIN
Has worked for companies both in Europe and Canada. Now retired after a 29-year career in the international financial industry, Elsbeth has been privileged to visit Rwanda several times.
ELSBETH TURNER
DIRECTOR
Now retired from his position as CFO of a major financial institution, lived in South Africa for many years and has a passion for Africa and for supporting outreach to underprivileged communities there.
BILL KEEN
DIRECTOR