David Trim is director of the office of archives, statistics, and research at the General Conference. Born in Bombay, India, to missionary parents, Trim was raised in Sydney, Australia, and educated in England. His B.A. in history is from Newbold College, and his Ph.D. in history and war studies is from King’s College, University of London. He served 10 years on the faculty at Newbold College, teaching history and religion, and two years at Pacific Union College, where he held the Walter C. Utt Chair of History. Trim is the first Seventh-day Adventist to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He has held visiting fellowships at universities in three countries, including the University of California at Berkeley, and he is an adjunct professor at the SDA Theological Seminary. Trim is the editor or coauthor of 10 books, as well as many articles and book chapters. He presents “This Week in Adventist History” on the Hope Channel each Friday night. Trim is married to Wendy, a native of California, and they have one daughter, Evie.