Sam Ouadjo Bio
Pastor Sam Ouadjo is the newly elected British Union Conference Ministerial Secretary. Ouadjo began his ministry in 1988 and has served in various capacities in the UK and abroad. Before his recent election, he served as the Ministerial Secretary of the South England Conference (SEC).
Ouadjo's pastoral ministry in the UK has seen him serve various churches across the SEC, including pastoring the Bedford, Colchester and Ipswich churches in the provinces and assisting in the founding of the Dunstable Community church. He also pastored the London churches of Holloway and Croydon.
Ouadjo's other experiences include a role at the Stanborough Press, where he worked as the ABC Manager. During his ministry abroad and before returning to the UK in 2005, Ouadjo led several churches and departments in his native Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa and served as President of the Côte d'Ivoire Conference from 1995-2005.
He holds a BA degree in Law from the University of Côte d'Ivoire and an MA in Systematic Theology from Newbold College of Higher Education. Ouadjo is the son of a pastor and is married to his wife Joyce, whom he met at Newbold College during his studies there. He is the father of two adult daughters.