Chanjief Chandrakumar is a Research Officer at the School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey university. His research focuses on the development and implementation of absolute environmental sustainability assessment methods. He was previously a Research Affiliate at the University of Sydney, Australia, Visiting Researcher at the Technical University of Denmark, Denmark and Lecturer at the University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Chanjief is a graduate from the University of Peradeniya with a first-class in Production Engineering and currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences at Massey University. He was also a T.I.M.E European Summer School Scholar in 2016 at KTH Royal Institute, Sweden.