Southern Africa Regional Secretary
Tygie is a family physician born in Durban, South Africa. He graduated from the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in 1976 and obtained postgraduate qualifications in Family Medicine and HIV medicine, being a part of the ICMDA family since his student days. He planted the Newlands Christian Tabernacle church and served as pastor, board member as well as preaching and music leading. He has served on the board of directors for Focus on the Family and was the leader of Durban CMF (2003-2015). He and his wife Saras have three children and four grandsons.