PROFILE

BARNABAS TIBURTIUS

Born in 1942 in Trichirapalli, India, he studied Latin, Mathematics and Science in his pre-graduation days. He then graduated from Madras University (PSG Tech ’65) in Electrical Engineering, later specializing in Electronics and Control systems. 

He worked for thirty six years in the field of Process & Industrial Control. He was responsible in introducing many pioneering technologies including the first ‘Custom LSI’ based alarm monitoring system in process industry. He was also instrumental in indigenous introduction of Intrinsic safety in a major way in Petro-Chemical process in India saving millions of Dollars through import substitution for the Indian government.

He was awarded the ‘Indira Gandhi Piriyadarshini Award – 1993’ for technical contribution to the country by the then Speaker of Lok Sabha, Mr. Shivraj Patil.

He was Managing Director of various high tech companies for 25 years. He had held the position of Group Board Director of a multi-national company in the UK from 1996 to 1999 before being appointed ‘President – Asia-Pacific’ until his retirement in 2002. During his tenure as President of Asia-Pacific he organized seven major strategic alliances with high tech companies in Europe, Australia and the USA. He also set up a trading company in Shanghai, China for a European multinational company.
                
Throughout his life, he is involved in multi-discipline learning and his field of inquiry covers 
Cosmology, Consciousness, Human Ecology, Esoteric interpretation of sacred, ancient writings and Integral & Systemic thinking through science and Spirituality. 

Since 2003, he has been involved in the study consciousness both from the spiritual and scientific dimensions.

 He has authored more than 20 papers and over 400 articles. He is good communicator and systemic thinker and has delivered many keynote addresses, endowment lectures and empowering talks.

He is the Chairman and Mentor of MANITHAM, a not-for-profit, public charitable trust, for imparting integral, value based education for rural children. www.creaschool.in

He is the Mentor of an initiative called SPARK (which stands for SPritual Awakening and Renewal through Knowledge) and regularly conducts workshops on the recent findings in the field of Cosmology, Consciousness, Science and Spirituality.

Presently he is an Associate in GCSSFS (Global Centre for Study of Sustainable Futures and Spirituality), an international initiative focused on study, research, sharing and action towards sustainable futures and spirituality. http://www.gcssfs.org/

He has published a poetry book and a meditation book. He authors a web resource and blog. His articles, papers can be accessed in his website www.livingspark.net 

He has a blog on "Esoteric Interpretation of Mythologies & Sacred Texts". http://blog.livingspark.net

He can be contacted at btiburtius@gmail.com or btibs@live.com

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