Valdir Steuernagel is a senior statesmen in Latin America and provides counsel to the Lausanne Global Executive Director/CEO, with discerning eyes on Latin American issues in global mission. Most recently, he was World Vision International’s Theologian at Large, after having also served as the Chair of World Vision’s Board and Vice-President of Christian Commitments. He is a member of the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), and has served with IFES in Brazil. Today Valdir is pastoring a local Lutheran church while continuing his ministry within and outside of Brazil. Valdir is also a former Lausanne Board member.