* Member of Indian Forest Service (IFS) since 1989.
• More than 13 years experience in conservation and management of natural resources.
• Associate of Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy possessing professional qualification of Ph.D. in Forestry.
• Research interests include Analysis of institutional and policy issues, Socio-economic impacts of resource policies and programmes, Participatory forest management, Wildlife and Protected Area management etc.
• For over fifteen years involved in implementing, monitoring and evaluating various forestry developmental programmes. Also participated in developmental and research projects under Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India and other organizations.