Dr Bhanooduth Lalljee, holds a PhD in Soil Science. He was previously the Director of Consultancy and Contract Research at the University of Mauritius. He has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, research and national and international consultancy in soil and environmental issues. He is a frequent invited speaker in international scientific forum. He is currently the Head of the Department of Agriculture and Food Science at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius. Congratulations!!!!!!!!!