Goutham K A is a Associate, Project at CPPR. He started his career as an Assistant Manager (Security) in South Indian Bank Ltd, dealing with security-related projects of the institution, submission of reports to the RBI and interdepartmental communication. He is a Computer Science and Engineering graduate from Government Engineering College, Thrissur. He completed his post graduation in Political Science and International Relations from Indira Gandhi National Open University. Goutham is a frequent traveller, photography enthusiast and interested in regional, national and international political developments.