Benedict Gnaniah is the Editor of Responsible Mining. He started his career with the Ananda Bazar Patrika Group (Kolkota) and then at Times of India. He was behind the edition of Economic Times in Hyderabad. He did his Post Graduation in Political Science from Madras Christian College Tambaram and has a Post Graduation in Management. He advises companies on best practices when it comes to communication. His passion is to teach kids with learning difficulties. The high point of his career was an award from Cannes
Joseph (Joe) Sam is qualified in the following: B.Tech in Production Engineering, Post Graduate in Marketing Management, Certified Director, Certified Negotiator, Certified in Conflict Mgmt, Certified in Brand Valuation, Diploma in Adv & PR, PG NIFT, Certified in Change Mgmt, Certified in Entrepreneurship: Development of Opportunities, Advanced Certification in Investment Law & Institutional Finance, Certificate of Achievement in the Business of Mining (Personal Website: www.joesam.in)
George Koshy is an engineer by profession and a experienced technocrat with over three decade of industrial experience in senior managerial capacity, spanning steel, power and mining sectors.
His career progressed from development of process machinery, project and market development responsibilities. He has successfully lead organizations for diversification and organisational changes. He has over ten years exposure as a consultant on various environment projects in projects related to chemical, industrial and municipal waste containment and safe disposal. His valuable deep insights into the opportunities and constrains faced by the mineral extraction and processing industries have been appreciate by State governments, for whom he consults on specific environmental challenges.from disaster management solutions.
He has been a prolific writer for many years now on a range of issues from a perspective to communicate the deeper issues involved and to balance the negative misinformation spread by sectarian media and parties.
AS an active team member of the RESPONSIBLE MINING, he reviews interesting current issues that have a profound bearing on our social and industrial progress. He unravels the convoluted issues into clear basics and communicates the actual situation to the benefit of all the stake holders eliciting all of them to act responsibly. He believes that the truth always lies somewhere between the public positions always taken by the concerned parties. They could be government, business and industry or societal forces. the stakeholders being shortchanged by other represented forces which usurp the space politically..
His passion continues to be to unearth underlying reasons for the conflicts between industry and its final beneficiaries, society and the contradictory interplay of interests that is exploited.