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Before assigning as Provincial & Manager of Sacred Heart Province, he was the Faculty of Theology at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore. He served there as the Registrar and was the Director of the Centre for Study and Research on St Chavara. He was also a member of Academic Council of Christ, deemed to be University and a member of the Permanent Advisory Council of Dharmaram College since 2011. Besides the Ecclesiastical degrees in Philosophy and Theology, Fr Benny is a graduate in English Literature. He had his higher studies in Sacred Theology from Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome with Specialization in Biblical Studies. Apart from teaching, Fr Benny is engaged in the formation of the students to the priesthood as their animator and master in Dharmaram College. Fr Benny has got language proficiencies in a number of languages including Greek, Hebrew, Italian and German languages. He has authored a good number of articles in scholarly journals both in English and Malayalam. As a columnist, poet and lyricist, he regularly contributes to writing and publications. His areas of specialization include Pauline Literature and Theology.

He was Professor of Sociology at Sacred Heart College, Thevara, from 1980 to 2000, and retired as the Principal of the college. He has a doctoral degree in Sociology, and did post-doctoral research in Sociology at Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, from 1990 to 1992. He was a visiting fellow at Fordham University, New York, in 1992. After retirement, he served as the Pastor of Holy Cross Parish, Toronto, for more than seven years. From 2008 to 2014 he was the General Councillor for Education and Communication Media in the CMI Congregation. From 2014, he served as the Prior of S. H. Monastery and the Manager of Sacred Heart College (Autonomous) and other educational institutions of the congregation in Thevara, Kochi. He has presented papers at several national and international conferences and has published seven books and many scientific articles on Sociology of Religion.

A post graduate in Social Work (specialization in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work) from Loyola College (Autonomous) Chennai and M. Phil in Social Work from University of Madras, his PhD is in the area of Child Development and is currently pursuing his post-doctoral program in York University, UK. He is a partner in International Centre for Mental Health Social Research (ICMHSR), York University, UK and was a visiting International Scholar to Western Washington, Columbus University, Western Michigan University, Nazareth University and University of Maryland, USA. He is an international faculty in the University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland and Vives University, Belgium and received the UK India Education and Research Initiative award (UKIERI) from British Council, UK, for a period of three years (2017 – 2020). He has been awarded Research Fellowships by Melbourne University, Australia for one year research (2017 – 2018)

Dr. Binoy Joseph has extensive expertise in the areas of Employee Resourcing, Performance Management, Reward Management and HR Accounting and Auditing and his core research interest lies in HRM Innovations. He has had professional experience in the hospitality industry. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at Western Michigan University, USA, and was also engaged in research on Employee Stock Option Plan and Corporate Performance. He has received his doctoral degree from Cochin University of Science and Technology in the topic "Innovative Human Resource Practices and HR Outcomes in Software Firms. He has received the prestigious AUDI Professorship 2013 Fellowship. He made a presentation in Audi Company in Ingolstadt Germany on 'People Management Challenges for German Managers in India'. He also took a course ' International Human Resource Management' for the students in Catholic University, Ingolstadt, Germany.

An engineering graduate with an MBA, he completed FDP from IIM-A, and ESP from Catholic University Lille, France and completed his doctoral research in Neuromarketing. With more than twenty years of experience in value-based marketing and youth ministry, he has been a visiting international scholar at Padua Italy; Vives University, Belgium; Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany; Western Michigan University, USA; Nazareth College, Maryland, USA; and Pontifical Catholic University, Quito, Ecuador.

A post graduate in Social Work with specialization in medical and psychiatric social work, he holds MPhil in Social Work. He is currently pursuing his doctoral research in the area of psycho-social development of children. He has two years of pastoral work experience in the Archdiocese of Toronto, Canada. He has been a visiting scholar in Vives University, Belgium, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany and Lille University, France. He has more than nine years of experience in professional social work, academics and administration.

He holds Two Master degrees in philosophy and MBA HR. He has M.Phil in Human resource management from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He cleared UGC -NET exam.