Ted N.C. Wilson, son of Neal C. Wilson, former president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church General Conference, began his ministry career in 1974 as a pastor for the Greater New York Conference. In 1975, he married Nancy Louis Wilson, a physiotherapist, with whom he had three daughters, all married to pastors. Pastor Ted Wilson held several leadership positions in various ministries in the United States, Ivory Coast, and Russia, in addition to serving as the president of the Review and Herald Publishing Association.
In the year 2000, he was elected vice-president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church General Conference before becoming president in 2010, a position he still holds today. Ordained pastor, Ted Wilson holds a PhD in religious education from New York University, a master’s degree in divinity from Andrews University, and a master’s degree in public health from Loma Linda University School of Public Health. In addition to English, he also speaks French and some Russian.