Bishop Efraim Tendero, widely known as Bishop Ef, is Secretary General and CEO of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). He has previously served as National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) as well as President of the Philippine Relief and Development Services (PHILRADS).
Bishop Tendero has also served as International Facilitator for South East Asia of the Asia Evangelical Alliance as well as the Executive Editor of Evangelicals Today, the longest-running Christian magazine in the Philippines. He has been Chair of the Board for organisations such as Back to the Bible Broadcast, Evangelism Explosion (EE) 3 Philippines, the Global Filipino Movement, and the Philippine Missions Association.
Bishop Tendero has a BA in Theology from Febias College of Bible and a MDiv with focus on pastoral counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He received two honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees from Asian Theological Seminary and Febias College of Bible, and a Doctor of Leadership degree from International Graduate School of Leadership. Bishop Tendero and his wife Sierry have four children and two grandchildren.