Ivor Gerard Poobalan

Co-Chair Theology Working Group

Sri Lanka

Ivor Poobalan has served as the principal at Colombo Theological Seminary (CTS) in Sri Lanka since 1998. CTS is an evangelical, interdenominational, trilingual seminary. Ivor’s first job was as youth pastor for churches in Colombo. He graduated with honours from the London School of Theology (UK) with a BA in theology and from Trinity International University (Illinois, US) with a ThM in Old Testament and semitic languages. In 2015 he was conferred a PhD by the University of Cape Town for his dissertation titled ‘Who is “The God of This Age” in 2 Corinthians 4:4?’ Ivor is married to Denisa and they are parents to daughters Anisha Eng and Serena.