BERNHARD OTT has been involved in theological education and academic leadership for more than thirty-five years. He holds an MA from Fresno Pacific University and a PhD from OCMS, Oxford. Currently he serves as the Chairman and Accreditation Director of the European Evangelical Accrediting Association (EEAA) and is the Academic Dean of the European School of Culture and Theology, Korntal, Germany. Bernhard and his wife have four adult children and live in Liestal, Switzerland. They are members of an Anabaptist-Mennonite congregation in Basel, where he serves as a lay minister.