To serve humanity so all may live as God intended.
Justice. Compassion. Love.
What We Do
We are the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church—part of the 20-million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally and the world’s largest integrated healthcare and education network.
We deliver relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 118 countries—regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, gender, or religious association.
By partnering with local communities, organizations, and governments, we are able to deliver culturally relevant programs and build local capability for sustainable change.
Where we work
Our work touches millions of lives in more than 118 countries around the world. Our on-the-ground approach allows immediate assistance in times of crisis and true partnership with the communities we serve.
Michael Kruger joined ADRA in August 2014 as treasurer. Kruger qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992 and opened a private practice out of Johannesburg soon after. Before joining ADRA as a full-time member of our leadership, Kruger provided the agency auditing and consulting services for many years.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR PEOPLE AND CULTURE
VICE PRESIDENT FOR Finance
Dr. Annetta “Ann” Gibson was elected as Vice President for Finance in December 2019. She served on ADRA’s board since 2005 and prior to joining ADRA, Dr. Gibson held notable positions in finance, business, economics, auditing, accounting, and education. As an experienced educator, she is highly sought-after for speaking engagements and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. She remains a passionate humanitarian and is excited to bring her expertise and forward-thinking approach to advance ADRA’s financial foundation as it serves a global community.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR PROGRAMS
VICE PRESIDENT FOR Marketing and Development
Matthew Siliga joined ADRA’s leadership team after a decade of service as Marketing and PR Director for our office in Australia and CEO for ADRA in New Zealand. Prior to his work with ADRA, Siliga served the government of New Zealand as a communications and social marketing strategist, developing and managing multimedia campaigns. The New Zealand native and father is excited to share his talents and passions with the global ADRA community.