Kurian Thomas is a Program Director, Spiritual Formation & Spiritual Communities at the Fetzer Institute, USA. Kurian works with collaborators in the United States and around the world on programs focusing on finding a spiritual common ground on which to build a loving global community. Over the past 15 years, Kurian has worked in many countries with practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. Previously, Kurian was associated with Oxfam based in Hong Kong as the focal person for program quality and accountability. Kurian has also served as the Adviser for Learning and Impact at Save the Children UK, and as Knowledge Manager with the Centre for Good Governance, India. Kurian holds master’s degrees from India and the United States; he lives in Michigan with his wife Sangeetha and their four children.