The author is a Chartered Civil Engineer. He developed a passion for Bible study and Christian literature during his student days in Australia through the Overseas Christian Fellowship, a student movement affiliated to the Inter-Varsity Fellowship.
He continued this passion on his return to Singapore through Scripture Union, the Christian Book Centre, and the Bible Study Fellowship. He has also been involved in facilitating development of Bible study groups for adults and pastoral care ministries for students. He reads widely for leisure and to keep abreast of current affairs.