George Menachery is a professor, anthropologist, indologist, historian of Syro Malabar Church and history of Kerala. He started his career as a teacher and retired as Post Graduate Professor and Head of the Department of English from St. Thomas College, Thrissur. For the past thirty years, he has been teaching theologians as a visiting professor of Sacred Art (both Indian and Western Christian Art and Architecture) at the Pontifical Theology Institute, Alwaye.
He is also the editor of the St. Thomas Christian Encyclopedia of India and the Indian Church History Classics. Menachery is also the recipient of the 'Order of Saint Gregory the Great', known as the title of "Chevalier"