I am 49 years old and I am from Mauritius. Currently, I am working as an Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Gävle.
I did most of my studies in the field of social sciences at the University of Manchester, in the United Kingdom. I started my career in 1990, as a social worker with youth and adolescents in the Ministry of Youth and Sports –Mauritius. After having several years of experience as a social worker in various national and international organisations, I began my academic career as a lecturer in social work at the University of Mauritius in 2001. During my PhD, I have been teaching in England as part-time lecturer of social work and social policy. I moved to Sweden in 2009. My teaching and research areas include; Ecosocial/Green Social Work, International Social Work, Adolescent and Youth Development, and Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS-ti. I have been heading social work unit and programmes at two different universities, one in Mauritius and one in Sweden. I can communicate in four languages English, French (including Creole), Hindi (including Bhojpuri) and Swedish.