Dr. Miss E. Leelavathi Manasseh joined the BSI in the year 2007 and is the Director for Church Relations and Resource Mobilisation Department. Before she joined the BSI she had served Evangelical Fellowship of India in various capacities for 29 years, and as the Director/Secretary for about 20 years.

Dr. Miss Manasseh is a B.Sc (Hons) graduate from Bangalore University. She has also secured Bachelor of Religious Education from Union Biblical Seminary and a Master of Theology (M.Th-Applied/Practical Theology) from Oxford University through The Association for Theological Education by Extension (TAFTEE, India) and Westminster College, Oxford. The International Council for Higher Education conferred Doctor of Divinity on her in the year 2009 recognizing her contribution in the area of Global Leadership, Christian Education, Women Ministries and General Ministries.

Dr. Miss Manasseh served as the Chairperson of the Commission on Women’s Concerns of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA). Currently she is serving as a member of the WEA’s Global Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking. She is sought after as the Global Voice on Bible/Scripture Engagement and Gender Issues/Concerns, including anti-human trafficking.

Rev. Dr. D. Jonadob Nathaniel joined the BSI in the year 1990 and he is presently the Director (Translations). Prior to joining the BSI, he had served on the staff of EFICOR as Training Officer.

Rev. Dr. Nathaniel holds a B.Sc degree from Madras University, B.D from Union Biblical Seminary, M.Th (NT) from United Theological College and Th.D (NT) from South East Asia Graduate School of Theology, Singapore. He is an ordained person from Lutheran Church. He has also done EMBA from National Institute of Business Management, Chennai.

Mr.Paul Stephen is the Director (Marketing) since April, 2017. He holds a B.E.(Mechanical) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management.

He has previously worked at Grantools Private Ltd. as Sales Engineer & Regional Sales Manager, Diatech India Ltd. as Overall Marketing in-charge for India; Trinity Marketing as Overall Marketing in-charge for India; Diacore Private Ltd. As Product Marketing Manager/ Regional Manager; since 2013 he was working at Bloc Stone Saw Private Ltd. as General Manager-Marketing & Operations.

He lives in Bangalore with his wife Leena and his two children, Irene Komal and Kenneth Oswin.

Mr. E. Ashith a Printing Technologist by profession has been on the staff of BSI since September 1, 1983. He has gained rich experience in the field of printing and production of Bibles through his work in the Production Department over the years.

He was promoted as Director (Production) in the year 2013. Mr. Ashith has undergone the Leadership Development Program organised by the UBS Academy of Leadership & Management - Cohort 4, in Brazil in 2014

Mr. Joel Abraham has been with the BSI from the year 1977 and was promoted as Director (Finance) in 2015.

Mr. Abraham holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and is qualified in Office/Personnel Management and Computer Basics. He has completed the Leadership Development Program organised by the UBS Academy of Leadership and Management in Brazil from June 2015 - April 2016.

Mr. Manoharan Samuel Thambusamy has been appointed as Director (Media) with effect from 1st November 2016.

He was the Principal of South India Biblical Seminary, Bangarapet before he joined the Bible Society of India. He is a speaker and writer about contemporary issues at the heart of our culture. He has a rich experience in reaching out to children and young people using creative presentations of the Bible. He is passionate about making connections between the Word and the world. His interests are in the field of digital publishing, social media, film-making, song-writing, Music and drama.

Samuel holds a Master of Theology Degree (Christian Theology) from Gurukul Lutheran Theological College, Chennai and also has another Master of Theology degree by research with specialization in Media from New College, University of Edinburgh.

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