SAMUEL CUEVA holds a PhD in Theology from Trinity Saint David, University of Wales and an MA in Mission Studies from the University of Birmingham, UK. Samuel was born in the highlands of Peru and is the ninth of ten siblings. His father Juan was the founder of the first indigenous mission society in Peru in 1946, and from childhood Samuel has been directly influenced by Latin American mission theology thanks to his father. He has worked as a missionary in Spain and in the United Kingdom for more than twenty years. Samuel is married to Noemi and they have two children.