Mike Treneer Former International President

Mike Treneer served as International President for 10 years, passing his leadership to Mutua Mahiaini in April 2015. He and his wife, Chris, both British citizens, left their respective careers as a chemical engineer and as a nurse, and joined Navigator staff to lead a university ministry. During this time, Mike went on to pioneer the Navigator work in Nigeria and, in 1981, was appointed Africa Director. For 16 years, Mike and Chris lived in Kenya and ministered extensively in many African countries. In June 1998 Mike was appointed as an International Vice President and gave oversight to our ministries in Europe, Russia, Australia, and New Zealand. In January 2005, Mike became the fourth International President of the Navigator worldwide partnership. Mike and Chris are passionate about teaching the Scriptures, shepherding the staff, coaching emerging leaders, and investing in others. They have three married children, six granddaughters, and one grandson.