The poet is a Salesian of Don Bosco (SDB) belonging to the province of Panjim-Konkan. He hails from Panaji, Goa and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Philosophy from Divyadaan, Salesian Institute of Philosophy, Nashik, Maharashtra. His articles and poems have featured in numerous newspapers and magazines. He blogs at ianpintosdb.blogspot.com. Follow him on Twitter @ianpintosdb and Tumblr ianspirations.