John Lenton

John Lenton is currently in his third career as the Minister of a country parish in Hampshire, England. John was instrumental in helping to launch, in 1998, the Griffiths School of Management at Emanuel University of Oradea, Romania, an evangelical Christian university accredited by the Romanian Ministry of Education. Until 2010, he was for a number of years the coordinator of the Leaders of Christian Organizations Network at the European Leadership Forum. Prior to moving to Romania in 1998, John was a Senior Vice President at American Express Europe, where he occupied a number of senior positions over a period of 15 years with the company, taking early retirement at the end of 1996 in order to devote himself full-time to Christian service. John holds an MA from Oxford and an MBA from Harvard and is an ordained minister in the Church of England, having studied full time at Oak Hill Theological College shortly before moving to Romania.