Mr. Bosse Temnéus, Administrative Consultant of the Centre for Development and Ethnic Studies, formerly led the Institute for Studies in Religion and Development at Uppsala University in Sweden. He worked for nine years in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands as a linguist and project adviser in translation work. For another eight years, he worked in the Republic of Philippines, as a teacher, chief administrator at a Catholic training college. During his study years, Bosse Temnéus did his initial studies in English and linguistics in England, but he completed most of his studies at Uppsala University in Sweden where he was awarded an MA in Linguistics and Theology as well as a Licentiate Degree in Church History. He is still to finalize his doctoral dissertation at Uppsala University.