A doctorate in Tourism and Hospitality sector enriched with other academic qualifications like; Bsc from Vidyasagar University, Diploma in Hotel Management (DSMS-AICTE), MTM (Madurai Kamaraj University), Travel Management (Annamalai University), MDBA- Marketing & HR (Symbiosis-Pune). He is presently working with GNIHM which is under the aegis of JIS GROUP Educational initiatives as the Principal and has 24 years of teaching/ industry experience in Hospitality Management with organizations like Fariyas,TCI,Majorda,Kohinoor- IMI,OSHM,NSHM. He is involved in the field of research from last ten years and published odd thirty-five papers in the journals of repute and articles in the edited books, developed MOOCs for Swayam. He is authored five books; two textbooks in hospitality, one reference book for management, one edited book and one University study material. He also developed and published three patents. He is involved as editorial board member and review committee member of various journals of repute including SAGE.