Anil Kumar Mukhopadhyaya, CVS–Life (Certification No. 941101), FINVEST, ACMA, is one of the pioneering Certified Value Specialists in India and has previously worked with Tata Motors Limited and Coal India Limited. He is also the author of the highly successful four books titled Value Engineering: Concepts, Techniques and Applications ; Value Engineering Mastermind From Concepts to Value Engineering Certification, published by SAGE and Function Analysis System Technique – A Stimulating Tool and Cost Engineering published by IK International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. He has written several articles on the subject of value engineering and industrial engineering for national and international journals. He had also received Productivity Award 1984 (for Individual / Groups) instituted by the Association of Indian Engineering Industry (Eastern Region).He was also awarded the Best Case Study Award by the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering for a Case Study on Value Engineering, titled ‘A pragmatic approach to cost reduction through value engineering—A case study’ in 1986.

He was Secretary of Indian Value Engineering Society (Eastern Zonal Council). He was Administrator of INVEST Certification Board. He is member of the Editorial Board of INVAVE, Journal of Indian Value Engineering Society. He was awarded a Fellowship by the Indian Value Engineering Society in 2005.

He is a successful trainer nationally and internationally. He has been authorized to conduct Module I Workshop and Module II Seminar by SAVE International, USA. He is a regular faculty to the Management Training Centre, Tata Motors, Jamshedpur, Essae Chandran Institute, Bangalore, Skill Management Training WLL, Doha, QATAR, TÉCNICAS REUNIDAS, Madrid-España