Rev. Dr. Rupen Das
The Board of Governors of the Canadian Bible Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Rupen Das as National Director, effective January 1, 2018.
Originally from Bangalore, India, and having lived in a dozen countries over his lifetime, Dr. Das spent his early years in senior management in Christian Relief and Development, Advocacy, Emergency Response and Regional Program Management. More recently, he has been with Canadian Baptist Ministries in setting up programs for refugees and the development of theological education.
Dr. Das comes to us as a Christian missiologist with considerable field and management experience and a deep desire for serving national and international mission agencies on an ecumenical level. He brings extensive leadership experience in the development of organizations and innovative fundraising strategies.
Academically, he joined the ranks as an accomplished educator, having been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and adjunct faculty at Eastern University. More recently, Dr. Das earned his Doctor of Ministry degree at Acadia University in Nova Scotia and is Research Professor in Theology at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto.
“I am acquainted with the work of the Bible Society, and am excited about the privilege of working with others as we carry out such significant Christian ministry in our Canadian culture. I look forward to serving in leadership at the Canadian Bible Society." says Rupen.
Rupen and his wife, Mamta, have two adult children, who are married with families.