Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

EBC’s staff team is a small but totally committed group of experienced Christian workers with a wide range of ministry experience.

Rev John Brand

Principal Dip.Th (Hons) principal@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…

Rev Dr Thorsten Prill

Vice Principal and Academic Dean DTh, MTh, PgDipLRM, CThM, Dipl.-Volksw thorsten@edinburghbiblecollege.co.uk As long as Thorsten can remember, Jesus played a part in his life. From his early childhood his mother used to pray with him and he enjoyed the biblical stories being told at Sunday School. However, it was as a teenager that he met Jesus on a more personal level. He understood what it meant that Jesus had died on the cross for him and that he was saved…

Mr Eric Purves

Business Manager BSc CEng MICE eric.purves@edinburghbiblecollege.co.uk Eric Purves oversees the finances and administration of the College and serves as the Secretary to the College Board of Directors.

Mrs Kerstin Prill

College Administrator kerstin@edinburghbiblecollege.co.uk Kerstin officially gave her life to Christ at the age of 13 but had already been a quiet believer several years beforehand. During her teenage years the Lord put a growing desire and passion for mission on her heart. This led her to being actively involved in mission outreach events, summer camps and mission committees over many years. Kerstin studied French and German and trained as a Business Administrator. In her late 20s she moved with her…

Mrs Valerie Robertson

Librarian MCLIP library@edinburghbiblecollege.co.uk Valerie, a member of Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh, has worked in various libraries, mainly in education, and now serves as EBC’s part-time Librarian.