Directors

Directors

EBC is governed by and accountable to local churches through our Board of Directors which is made up of leaders of evangelical churches and others with necessary gifts and experience.

Mr Nigel Kenny

LLB, DipLP Nigel is Scotland Officer for The Christian Institute and prior to that practised law for twenty years. He is married to Anne and they have two children. Nigel came to faith in Christ shortly before leaving school and as a student benefited greatly from the preaching of Eric Alexander at the Tron Church in Glasgow. This gave him a lifelong appreciation of expository preaching and he obtained a Certificate in Oral Bible Exposition from Cornhill Scotland in 2010.…

Mr Mark Forshaw

MA, BSc Hons. MRAS Now living in Pennsylvania USA, Mark is originally from Liverpool, England and for most of his career has worked globally in Christian mission and community non-profits in four continents. This includes service with United Bible Societies, Africa Inland Mission, the World Health Organization and Tearfund UK. He has published on the subject of Christian responses to community health and social challenges and has spoken on these issues at the WHO, the White House and at a…

Pastor Joe Brown

Dip Th Joe graduated from EBC in 2017 and currently serves as Pastor of Larne Congregational Church in Northern Ireland

Pastor John Brand

DipTh (Hons) Principal john.brand@edinburghbiblecollege.co.uk John was born to missionary parents in India and trusted Christ for salvation while at boarding school there at the age of 11.  He later trained at the Bible Training Institute in Glasgow, and then, for 12 years, pastored two Independent Evangelical churches, one in the inner city of London and then one in Liverpool, during some of which time he also served on the UK Council of Africa Inland Mission International (AIM). In 1993 he…

Pastor David Childs

Dip HE, MA David grew up in the South East of England in a Christian home. In his early twenties God led him to Africa with African Inland Mission as a Mechanical Engineer to help with the maintenance on a mission station in Central African Republic. This marked a turning point in the direction his life would now take.  On his return he headed to Bible College followed by 10 years pastoral ministry in Southampton. After a short spell pastoring…

Mr James Fraser

BA in Theology James is the Development Manager for Scotland for Release International.

Prof Steve Taylor

B.Sc, ACGI, MEng PhD, C.Eng, FIEE, FInstPhys DSc DIC Chairman of Board of Directors Steve is Professor in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Liverpool from where he obtained his MEng and PhD degrees in 1983 and 1988 respectively. His current research focuses on Mass Spectrometry and Instrumentation and he is founder of a spin-out company in this area. For his work on portable mass spectrometry Professor Taylor was awarded a DSc in 2013 from Imperial…

Dr Adele Pilkington

MBBS MSc FFOM MRCGP DDAM DMS BA(Hons)Th MTh Adele is a Consultant Occupational Physician who has worked across the UK, including mission and humanitarian aid organisations. For 17 years she was Executive Editor of the remote learning MSc programme for Occupational Medicine at Manchester University. Her part-time theology studies reflected mission interest and research into┬ámental health and Christian identity. She is a voluntary drugs educator for Hope UK and pro-life groups, part of the PRIME tutor network, anti-trafficking groups and…

Rev Gavino Fioretti

BA Gavino is from the island of Sardinia. Married and with four children, his main hobby is road cycling. He studied for three years in IBEI (a Christian Bible College based in Rome), followed by three years at the Free Church Seminary in Inverness and then three years at the Highland Theological College in Dingwall. He served as a minister in different congregations in the North of Scotland and in Edinburgh before working for three years as a missionary in…