The BOBP-IGO welcomes Dr P Krishnan, our New Director. Dr Krishnan was serving as Principal Scientist (Agricultural Research Management) at ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR). Previously, he has also worked at National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, India and ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. An avid researcher, Dr Krishnan is a recipient of many national and professional society awards. He has authored over 90 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, 20+ policy papers and 10+ books covering various subject areas. His expertise and area of interest includes Research Management, Agricultural Law and Policy, Science-based Conservation Planning of Natural Resources, Coastal Zone Management, Fisheries Resource Management and Vulnerability Assessment.