Bishop Malayil Sabu Koshy Cherian
Rev. Malayil Sabu Koshy Cherian was selected as the new bishop of the Central Kerala Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) and as the new Manager of the college, in January 2021 after the incumbent Bishop Rt. Rev. Thomas K. Oommen retired in November 2019. He graduated from St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry with a Degree in Mathematics and B.Ed from Peet Memorial College, Mavelikkara
He holds a degree in Theology from the Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, and a doctorate from the Theological Seminary, New York.
He was ordained a deacon on April 20, 1988, and entered the ministry and was promoted to Presbyter on January 20, 1989.
Achen started his career as a missionary in Andhra Mission and served in the parishes of Kumbalampoika, New York, Kanjikuzhi Ascension, Mooledam, Mavelikkara and Kuzhikkala.
He had held various responsibilities including Central Kerala Diocesan Treasurer (2014-17), Diocesan Executive Member, Synod Member, Finance Board Secretary, Property Board Secretary, Pastoral Board Sub-Committee Member, Bishop Surrogate, District Chairman, Member, Kerala Council of Churches, Founder President, Kumbalampoika Ecumenical Fellowship, Vice President, Bible Society of India Kerala Auxiliary, Vice President, Ecumenical Fellowship, Kottayam, President Union Christian Fellowship Mavelikkara, Vice President, Vice President Ecumenical Clergy Fellowship Thiruvalla, Member, Christian Medical College Vellore Governing Council, Member, Nilakkal Ecumenical Trust and President Ecumenical Fellowship Mooledam Kottayam.