K. Sasikumar, PhD, Professor and Director, Kerala Institute of Cooperative Management, Trivandrum. Earlier, he was the Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. He has more than 33 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Professor Sasikumar has published more than 50 articles in national and international journals and also authored a book. He has undertaken major research projects of the Government of India, University Grants Commission, and State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC), Thiruvanan-thapuram, Kerala. A member of All India Management Association, Prof. Sasikumar was conferred, in 2006, the Honour of being the Fellow of Indian Commerce Association for his outstanding contribution in the field of Commerce and Management.
Sanoop Gopi Krishna is Environmental Engineering Consultant. Earlier, he worked with the Kerala State Pollution Control Board. He has more than 16 years of experience in the field of effluent treatment plant, solid waste management, and environmental impact assessment studies.