Kumar Tumuluru has over two decades of experience with the private sector and international research organizations. He holds a Bachelor’s in Technology and a Master’s in Business Administration. Kumar worked with Ernst and Young and Nagarjuna Fertilizers in India, early on in his career. For the last two decades he has worked in various capacities in CGIAR centres – starting with ILRI in Nairobi and IFPRI in Addis Ababa. He joined CIFOR in 2008 as the Director, Finance and Administration. Kumar now leads the Corporate Services function, managing the finance, human resources, programme management, legal, information systems and technology, and administration functions for CIFOR-ICRAF.