Find out more about the people at the heart of Biblica MENA-Eurasia. For safety reasons, we are not able to name our full staff team, but please join with us in praying for all Biblica staff, contractors and translators across the region, who are using their time and talents to bring God’s Word to those who need it most.
Global President / Chief Executive Officer
Geof joined the Biblica team in August 2018 as President and CEO. Prior to this he served as Senior Vice President of Ministry Mobilisation at American Bible Society leading on global ministry strategies, including translation, trauma healing, and domestic Bible advocacy initiatives. He began his career with the global advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi before turning his attention to ministry, completing a Yale University master’s degree, and launching and directing two nonprofits for at-risk youth. Geof later served as director of marketing at Geneva Global, a leading philanthropic research and consulting firm.
Vice President, MENA/Eurasia
Mark grew up in the deprived East End of London, where he saw first-hand the transformational power of God in the lives of many lost people without hope. He is passionate about building strong teams and partnerships that change the lives of marginalised and vulnerable people, through breaking down barriers to God’s Word to introduce people to Jesus.
Mark joined Biblica in 2011 after leadership roles in publishing at Inter-Varsity Press, Authentic Media and Paternoster. His vision is to inspire Christians to use their God-given creativity to revolutionise the world for Jesus through sharing the Bible with those who have never encountered Jesus. Mark leads Biblica’s team working with partners in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa.
Senior Director of Fundraising – UK
Dan joined Biblica in 2019 as Director of Fundraising within the UK and is based in the South West of England. Dan has had a heart for God’s word from a young age, serving as an ordained Baptist Minister and church planter. His role involves sharing stories of our work to inspire ministry investors and helping to grow our income to further our work. He lives in the UK with his two daughters where he attends the Baptist Church in their hometown of Corsham, Wiltshire.
MENA-Eurasia Strategic Partnerships & Projects Director
Trevor joined the Biblica team in February 2016. Trevor’s role involves working with partners assisting them as they develop relevant formats of Biblica’s translations and he is also responsible for our Rising Generations programmes across Europe. Trevor is married to Katie and they have two daughters – Niamh and Anabeth, they live in Belfast, Northern Ireland and are members of Belfast City Vineyard.
Partnerships Manager – Europe & Central Asia
Oli joined Biblica in February 2016, having worked previously in the Christian publishing and music industries and works in the role of European Partnerships Manager. Oli’s role involves finding, serving and developing ministry partners as they carry the Bible to their communities. Oli lives with his wife and 2 children in the north of England where they serve their local church in worship, leadership & discipleship. He enjoys walking in the hills and has climbed nearly 100 of Scotland’s highest mountains.
Cathy joined Biblica in 2019 in the role of Project Manager. She previously served in a church planting role in the Philippines for nine years, alongside her husband Paul. Cathy’s role involves overseeing project reporting overseeing print projects, in collaboration with partners, printers and Biblica’s global publishing team. Cathy and Paul now live in Bangor, Northern Ireland with their 3 children and attend Scrabo Hall in Newtownards.
Regional Translation Project Manager
Daniel first connected with Biblica in 2000 when he was involved in the translation of the Old Testament into Romanian (NTR), rejoining Biblica in 2014 as a linguist on the NTR revision. In 2019 he started his current role as Regional Translation Project Manager for MENA/Eurasia, overseeing all of Biblica’s translation projects across this area.
Senior Finance and Operations Manager
Jerry joined Biblica in March 2022. He has a wide and long career in managing finances and operations in the Charity sector. Jerry has a passion to teach the Word of God. He pastors the Shekinah Glory Revival Ministries in Kent and works with a team to evangelise within the Medway towns. He is married to Georgina and they are blessed with three lovely daughters.
Dionne joined Biblica in January 2023. As a detail-orientated accounting and finance professional she has been meeting the accounting needs of companies, not-for-profit organisations and individuals for over 12 years. Dionne lives in Bournemouth with her husband and three children, Heavenly-Joy, Daniel-Jesse and Josiah James. Together they attend Love Church. Dionne serves as a governor for two local Church of England schools.
HR Programme Manager – International
Catherine joined Biblica in March 2013, following previous roles serving with Interserve and Belfast Bible College. Until recently she worked in the role of Operations & Communications Manager, but now serves as part of our Global HR Team. Catherine lives in Newtownards, Northern Ireland with her husband Bobby and Cocker Spaniel called Jake, and attends Scrabo Hall Church.
Communications & Advancement Officer
Gary joined Biblica in October 2019 following a career in the Northern Ireland Civil Service and works in the role of Communications & Advancement Officer. Gary played dodgeball internationally, representing Northern Ireland! Gary’s role involves developing content for the website and overseeing social media channels. He is married to Alison, they have three children and attend Abbots Cross Presbyterian Church.
Joanne joined Biblica in January 2017. Her role as Team Administrator involves assisting with travel arrangements, meetings and with the daily running of the office.
Joanne originally from Dublin now lives in Carryduff. She is married to David and together they worship at Saintfield Road Presbyterian Church.
Beki joined Biblica in 2021 as Team Administrator. She is from Colorado, but lives in Dundalk, Ireland with her husband Randy and dog Byron. Prior to working at Biblica, Beki had a long and varied career in administrative roles, events work, and as an independent singer/songwriter. She and her husband have lived in Ireland for four years and attend Dundalk Community Church where they are actively involved with the worship music team.
Team Administrator (temporary)
Chris joined Biblica in April 2022 to cover a period of maternity leave. His role involves assisting with travel arrangements, meetings and with the daily running of the office. Chris spent 16 years in pastoral ministry on the North Coast of Northern Ireland before moving to Edinburgh to serve on the staff team of Liberton Kirk for 5 years. He recently moved back to Northern Ireland and worships at Ballysally Presbyterian Church. Chris is married to Ruth and they have three grown-up daughters.
Senior Director, Global Translation
Ioan has over 20 years of Bible translation experience having worked in partnership with Biblica since 2000 and joining Biblica in January 2017 as Area Translation Manager for Europe. IN 2019 he started his current role overseeing translation projects in the Americas, Africa, Eurasia, MENA, South Asia and East Asia Pacific. Ioan is a licentiate in Pastoral Theology at Emanuel University of Oradea in Eastern Europe . He lives in Cheshire with his wife Mirela and their three children.