The Team

The C.C.F. is governed by the Board of Directors that meets quarterly and comprises of the following members:

Nico Nell

Nico Nell is the Leader of The City Changers Movement S.A. and is responsible for the Doxa Deo Strategic planning, Human Resources management and development. Nico has a passion for empowering church and organizational leaders with the practical tools to initiate community transformation. Nico, and his wife Sally, reside in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. They have three sons, Danie married to Iris, Johan married to Tuanette and George.

Alan Platt

Alan Platt, originally from South Africa and now residing in the U.S.A., is an agent of transformation in individuals' lives, local churches, and society's corporate structures. Under his leadership, the Doxa Deo Church movement was established globally. He also leads the City Changers Movement, a global ministry currently serving leaders in over 21 nations. Alan is an author of 2 books - 'Not Do but Done' translated into 14 languages, and 'City Changers' currently available in 5 languages. Alan is married to Leana, and they have two children, Duncan married to Ivy and Amy, who is married to Amie Smit.

Muller van Loggerenberg

Muller van Loggerenberg has been with Doxa Deo and the City Changers Movement for more than 17 years and has taken up various management and leadership roles. With a background in finances, management, ministry and a passion for city transformation, many schools, campuses and other entities were established and expanded. Muller and Carol-Anne have been married for 25 years. She serves and leads various ministries in Doxa Deo locally and internationally. Their children Ashley and Michael completed their schooling at Maragon Olympus and Maragon Mooikloof.

Anton Venter

Currently, Anton is serving as the Chief Strategy Officer for The City Changers Movement and Doxa Deo, a global church that originated in South Africa. He facilitates the global strategic development and alignment for City Changers in Europe, the U.S.A., Africa and Australasia. After living their whole lives in Pretoria (South Africa), Anton and his wife Bernise and their three teenage children, Annise, Berton and Dané, relocated to Florida (U.S.A.) in 2016. This positioned Anton for the global role that he has today. Anton recently took responsibility to lead Lifework into its next season of global expansion.

Jean Symons

In 2010 Jean took leadership of Doxa Deo Pretoria (13 campuses serving 30,000 people) and now function as the Doxa Deo family of churches (27 campuses) from their home base in Brooklyn Pretoria where he still leads the local Campus. To facilitate the global dialogue of Kingdom City Transformation, the City Changers Movement was birthed through Doxa Deo, impacting nations on five continents. Jean leads the charge for C.C.M. in his city, Pretoria, and also for South Africa and Africa. He is married to Willianna, and they have two girls, Uvonique (24) and Anney (21). Jean also loves sports and the outdoors and his Bull Terrier dogs!

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