Cosmas Chukwunyelum Ilechukwu is the General Overseer of the Charismatic Renewal Ministries Inc. with hundreds of branches across different nations of the world. He is the founder and chair, African Center for Christian Leadership, which provides specialized training on transformational leadership in different spheres of human endeavor. He is the host and the chief lecturer of the Change We Need annual lecture that calls the attention of Nigeria’s leaders to key societal issues. He is also the chair of the global board of International Ministers’ Fellowship, a network of gospel ministers.
Ilechukwu holds a B.Sc. in Microbiology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from Imo State University; Owerri, M.A. Christian Leadership from West African Theological Seminary, Lagos, and D.Min in Transformational Leadership in Global Cities from Bakke Graduate University, Seattle, Washington State, USA. An alumnus of Haggai Institute, Dr Ilechukwu is married to Adeola who is also a BGU graduate and they live in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.