Anoop is an expert in Public Health and specialises in Solid Waste Management. He leads the decentralised waste management project ‘My City Beautiful City’ of Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation in Kerala, India. A graduate in English Language and Literature Anoop holds a Diploma in Public Health. He started his career as a Junior Health Inspector in Kerala State Health Services in 1996. Currently he is employed under the Kerala Municipal Common Service, India. Anoop has also served as an Intelligence Officer under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India in Northern and North-eastern India.