When it comes to food, he has only one love: Potato Chips. Followed Asterix and Obelix as a child, and continues to be fascinated by the Mouse Guards. Enjoys binge-watching thought-provoking, insightful and entertaining TV series. Secret to surviving PhD life? This.

Founding pastor of Bangsar Lutheran Church since 2000, Sivin lectures at the Malaysian Theological Seminary (STM) after obtaining his PhD in Religion, Ethics, and Society with the University of Agder, Norway. Also Director of STM’s Centre for Religion and Society, He is an active supporter of Malaysian civil society and is involved in interreligious engagement.