Arun Kumar has a Ph.D. in Environmental Ecology and carries with him 8 years of experience in teaching and research in the field of Environmental Science. He has been working in a reputed organisation as a Research Associate since 2003 and has been actively involved in conducting Training Programmes in the field of Disaster Management, particularly water and climate related disasters. He specialises in Forest Fire Disasters and Flood Disaster Management. As an Disaster Management Professional trained in India and abroad, his lectures and presentations on different aspects of Disaster Management are highly appreciated. He has also many research publications on different aspects of Disaster Management and Environmental Ecology in reputed national and international journals to his credit.