Melton Richard Luhanga is the Executive Director of a locally-based organization in Malawi, Churches Action in Relief and Development. Luhanga is also chair of the Membership and Nominations Committee for ACT Alliance, a globally funded body with about 140 agencies working in over 100 countries doing development, humanitarian, and advocacy work. He holds a Masters of Arts in Rural Social Development from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. Luhanga brings a wealth of experience in development work, having worked in the field for over 25 years. He loves to be and interact with people of different backgrounds. He is forward-looking and desires that all people enjoy their lives with a sense of dignity.