Dr Krishna Nadimpalli belongs to a small village in India and highly passionate about farming. He moved to Australia in 2000 and living in Canberra for the past 16 years. He is known for his social work in the Canberra Indian Community. Dr Krishna has two master degrees from IIT, Roorkee and The Netherlands and PhD. He is natural hazard risk assessment professional for Australian Government. He has international reputation for his work in natural hazards and climate change risk and he is advisor for international consortiums. Prior to moving to Australia he was a scientist working in natural resources and land use planning in India. Dr Krishna is a recipient of ACT Multicultural Advocate of the Year 2015, Chairman of Canberra Hindu Mandir, Secretary of Canberra Interfaith Forum and Executive in Confederation of Indian Associations of Australia. He was the President of Telugu Association of Canberra (2005-2007, 2013 – 2015), President of Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (2014-15)and represents many other community groups.