A native of Belgium, Nicole Tilman graduated as a Medical Doctor from the Free University of Brussels, and as a Bachelor in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Louvain. She also obtained an MA degree in Occupational Health from the University of the Philippines, Manila. Recently, she finished her MA in Religious Studies, Major in Scripture, at the Institute of Formation and Religious Studies (IFRS). At present she is taking her PhD in Theology at the Institute for Consecrated Life in Asia (ICLA), while teaching in IFRS, ICLA, and the Maryhill School of Theology (MST). She has been teaching the following courses: Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the Pauline Literature, Biblical Research and Hermeneutics, Synoptics and Acts, Wisdom Literature, as well as Logic, Fundamentals of Philosophy and Bioethics.