A post graduate in Commerce and Fellow of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants, India. Experienced in Banking, Financial Services and Manufacturing, he specializes in the area of Accounting and Financial Control. His 22 years of experience includes international exposure in the best practices of Costing, Budgeting and Business Analytics in a SAP driven environment with one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world. He is into full time B-School academics since 2006 and published articles in well known academic journals and also presented papers in national level seminars. Currently he is pursuing PhD in Strategic Cost Management in Cochin University of Science and Technology. His areas of interest are Strategic Financial & Cost Management and Strategic Management Accounting and Control.