Jose Puttanani was born as the fifth child of Puttanickal Philip and Rosa couple, at Mevada in Meenachil Village, Kottayam District. He grew up sharing everyday struggles of the family in the middle of famines and political uncertainly in the post independent India. He started his school education at St. Mathew’s Primary School Panthathala and did middle and high schooling at St Antony’s School Mutholy. Civil engineer by qualification and construction contract manager by profession, he has travelled around India and middle east before settling in Australia. Currently working with Queensland Government, Jose had worked with Indian, European, American and Australian construction companies during the last twenty five years.
Married to Christina and proud father of four children, Jose Puttanani currently lives in Brisbane. Jose was motivated to writing from his experience in business writing and short stories.