Nilav Kolay is an assistant pastor at Kolkata Christian Fellowship in West Bengal, India. He completed his bachelor degree in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and worked for a short time with the Taj Group of Hotels. It was while working at the Taj Bengal that Nilav felt God calling him to full time ministry. This led him to work for a year as the youth intern at the Carey Baptist Church, Kolkata. With a desire to be better equipped for ministry he enrolled for the Bachelor of Divinity program at the Union Biblical Seminary, Pune. He graduated from UBS in 2010. Nilav and his wife, Sangeeta, have one son.