C.K.Soman has earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kerala University and a Master's of Technology in Engineering Design from Cochin University of Science and Technology, both in India. He also earned a Masters in Business Administration from the School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology. A member of the Institution of Engineers, he is particularly interested in areas of project management. Mr. Soman is presently the Chief Inspection Manager for Kochi Refineries Limited.