I have known Kiran since 2012. Kiran was a member of a very successful expedition to Oman in. I was the deputy Chief Leader. We conducted scientific surveys, explored and used the opportunity for personal development. Kiran was so enthusiastic about the science work and especially the astronomy. It was a two month long expedition undertaken in classic style. We were working in a remote area for the majority of the me and self reliant. Kiran developed his ability to work in a team as well as take on roles and duties for the rest of the team members.